Monthly Archives: May 2015




The research project ‘Augmenting Masterpieces’ was nominated for a ‘Best of the Web’ award, in the categories ‘Museum professional’ and ‘Innovative/Experimental’. The awards are presented each year for new web projects focused on museums. University of Amsterdam (UvA) researcher Johanna Barnbeck analysed the visitor’s experience in the Rijksmuseum for ‘Augmenting […]

Augmenting Masterpieces nominated for Museums & the Web award




My interest in the interplay between art, research, technology and education was sparked at an early age. I was raised in the 80s in a conservative Mennonite community in the USA, without television or access to much contemporary music. My parents were religious artist hippies who wanted to shelter their […]

Lifelong learner




My interest in the interplay between art, research, technology and education was sparked at an early age. I was raised in the 80s in a conservative Mennonite community in the USA, without television or access to much contemporary music. My parents were religious artist hippies who wanted to shelter their […]

Becoming a hacker