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BELOW ARE SOME OF THE PROJECTS THAT WE HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN IN RECENT YEARS:

2020

  • Development of a Preservatio/MEMAT systemand digitisation of magazines and images for Cordwalles Preparatory School, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

2019

  • Development of a Preservatio/MEMAT system and curation layer functionality for Friends of the Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Development of a Preservatio/MEMAT system and curation layer functionality for Constitution Hill Trust, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Digitisation of the CODESA Collection, the Constitutional Assembly Collection, the Multiparty Negitiation Process (NEG) and the Public Participation Programme Collection (Digitisation of the Edward Shalala and Synnøve Skjelten Collections) at the National Archives and Records Service of South Africa for Constitution Hill Trust, Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Processing for digitised material from the Hassen Ebrahim Collection for Constitution Hill Trust, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Processing of born-digital films for Constitution Hill Trust, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Processing of born-digital collection from the University of Cape Town for Constitution Hill Trust, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Digitisation of photographic prints for the Samuel Crookes Family Archives, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation and digital processing of publications for Roedean School, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Digitisation and digital processing of publications for St Andrew’s School for Girls, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Digitisation of photographs for The Wykeham Collegiate, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of 43 documents for Rondebosch Boys, Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Digitisation of 130 magazines for Kingswood College, Makhanda, Eastern Cape
  • Digitisation of magazines for Hillcrest High School, Hillcrest, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of a coffee table book for the Norval Foundation, Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Digitisation of minutes and processing of born-digital minutes for Christian Brother’s College Mount Edmund, Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Digitisation of annuals from 1974-1998 for UKZN Archives, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of First World War negatives from the Cyril Chaplin Collection from Vincent Ritter, Howick, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of images from the Ian Bruce Huntley Collection
  • Digitisation of photo album from the Olver Family Archive, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of the Bongani Mnguni photographic collection
  • Migration of client systems from MEMAT 3 to MEMAT 4
  • Setting up a MEMAT digital repository system for the Photography Legacy Project and populating it with digitised material, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Digitisation of maps from the National Archives and Records Service of South Africa for the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Pretoria, South Africa
  • Metadata for born digital images for iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority, St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of a school magazine and digital processing of a born-digital magazine for South African College Schools (SACS), Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Digitisation and retouching of a negative of a lost painting for Clifton School, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of the FUBA Collection for the Friends of the Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Digitisation of magazines for Jan van Riebeeck High School, Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Digitisation of a magazine for Paarl Boy’s High School, Paarl, Western Cape
  • Digitisation of fragile manuscripts for Samuel Crookes Family Archive, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digital processing of born-digital magazine for St Anne’s College, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digital processing of born-digital magazine for St Andrew’s College, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

2018

  • Digitisation of select materials from the Albie Sachs Trust on Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law (ASCAROL), Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Digitisation of magazines for St Andrew’s School for Girls, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Digitisation of slides for Hilton College, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of magazines for St Andrew’s College, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
  • Digital processing of publications for St Alban’s College, Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Digitisation of magazines for The Wykeham Collegiate, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of material for Epworth School, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digital processing of publications for Maritzburg College, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digital processing of born digital images for Kingswood College, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
  • Digitisation of magazines for Holy Rosary School, Edenvale, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Digitisation of magazines for Queen’s College, Queenstown, Eastern Cape
  • Digitisation of school history and digital processing of born digital photographs for St Stithian’s College, Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Digitisation of magazine for St Anne’s Diocesan College, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of historic manuscripts for the Samuel Crookes Family Archive, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of negatives for ICA Architects, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of court papers for the Midland’s South Group, Eston, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of 47 volumes for UKZN Archives, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Digitisation of documents from the ANC Archive, Alice, Eastern Cape

2017

  • Digitisation of a photographic collection at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Archives, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of maps at the Cory Library, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Digitisation of the beadwork collection at the Durban Art Gallery, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Setting up of a MEMAT digital archive for The Wykeham Collegiate, Clarendon, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of magazines for The Wykeham Collegiate, Clarendon, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of press cuttings for Hilton College, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Processing and organizing born digital photographic archive for iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority, St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of photographic prints for Kingswood College, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Digitisation of isiShweshwe and other clothing collections at Iziko Museums of Cape Town for the Google Cultural Institute to produce Fashion, Fabric and Identity for – The Story of IsiShweshwe part of a wider project on the history of fashion called We Wear Culture
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Epworth School, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Herschel Girls School, Claremont, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines and plans for St Andrew’s College, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa

2016

  • Digitisation of school magazines for Holy Rosary School, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of over 4,000 artifacts for the Phansi Museum, Durban, South Africa
  • Digitisation of the Auriol Batten Botanical Collection of watercolour paintings, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Processing of photographic images and development of a metadata ingestion script for Times Media, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digital collections strategy for the Durban Art Gallery
  • Digitisation of 1,000 type specimens for Durban Natural Science Museum and KwaZulu-Natal Museum, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of photographic prints including framed pictures for Kingswood College, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Digitisation of the Robert Jacob Gordon Papers at the Brenthurst Library, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa to Metamorfoze standards for the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Continuation of Phases 4 and 5 of the digitisation of the African National Congress Archives, Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Pretoria Boy’s High School, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Hilton College, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of books for Michael Cassidy and Friends, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of Newsletters for Roedean School SA, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for St David’s Marist Inanda, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for St Stithians, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Jeppe High School for Girls, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Maritzburg College, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Epworth, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Processing for born digital and digitised photographic collection for Local History Museums, Durban, South Africa
  • Processing of born digital photographs for Roedean School SA, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Running a Heritage Digital Campus for staff from the Durban Natural Science Museum and the KwaZulu-Natal Museum

2015

  • Digitisation of a map collection for KwaZulu-Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of the Adil Bradlow Collection and setup of a MEMAT system, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digital processing of digitised magazines for Herschel Girl’s School, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Phases 4 and 5 of the digitisation of the African National Congress Archives, Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Writing of a Joint Digital Collections Strategy funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF), Durban Natural Science Museum and KwaZulu-Natal Museum, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of the Ian Bruce Huntley Collection, International Library of African Music, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Training of staff in managing a digital archive, Richard’s Bay Minerals, Richard’s Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Setting up a digital archive for Times Media, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of Krish Reddy collections for Cricket South Africa, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Digitisation of magazines and setup of a digital archive, St Andrew’s School for Girls, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of photographic collection for Independent Newspapers, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of magazines and setup of a digital archive, St David’s Inanda, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation pilot project and set up of a digital archive, KwaZulu-Natal Archives and Records Service, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Writing of a Digital Archives Strategy, KwaZulu-Natal Archives and Records Service, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Audit of digital collections, Local History Museums, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Setting up a digital archive for Michael Cassidy and Friends, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of archive and setup of archival digital repository system for Project Gateway, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

2014

  • Processing born digital files, St Alban’s College, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Pretoria Boys’ High School, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for Kingsmead College, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Setting up a MEMAT archival digital repository system for Richards Bay Minerals, Richard’s Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Setting up a MEMAT archival digital repository system for Maritzburg College, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Doing an audit of the SAMRO Foundation archive, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of the Crookes Family Archive, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Setting up of a MEMAT archival digital repository and associated website for Michael Cassidy & Friends, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines and historic photographs for Hilton College and the setup of a MEMAT archival digital repository system, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines for St Alban’s College, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa Media Online
  • Digitisation of the slide and glass plate negatives collection of the School of Mining Engineering, Wits University, Johannesburg, Gauteng and the development of a MEMAT Cloud archival digital repository system
  • Digitisation of museum objects from KZN Museum Services, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

2013

  • Digitisation of many of the older St Albans College magazines, Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa and the set up of a MEMAT Cloud archival digital repository system
  • Audit of the archive at Unilever, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Phase 2 of the Michaelhouse Digital Archives Project involving the digitisation of the bulk of their visual materials as well as many manuscripts, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, South Africa
  • Digitisation of two private collections of photographs, letters and manuscripts from the Glyn Family, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Digitisation of beadwork collections at KwaZulu-Natal Museum Services, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Digitisation of school magazines and photographs from St Anne’s College, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and and the set up of a MEMAT Cloud archival digital repository system creating the St Annes Diocesan College Archives
  • Digitisation of school magazines and photographs and the setup of a MEMAT archival digital repository system for Rondebosch Boys, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

2012

  • Digitisation of school magazines and registers from Jeppe High School, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa partially funded by Ancestry24
  • Digitisation of school magazines, registers and minute books from St Andrew’s Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa partially funded by Ancestry24
  • Digitisation of school magazines 1896 – 2010 and photographs for Michaelhouse, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa including a web interface for the MEMAT system for presenting the digitised material online on the Michaelhouse Archives website.
  • Digitisation of a photographic collection from the KwaZulu-Natal Museum Services, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

2011-2012

  • Digitisation of the ANC Archive at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape including over 24,000 document pages and 20,000 photographic images and the supply of our MEMAT digital repository system to manage the digitised collection including video and sound files

2010

2009-2010

  • Twenty Ten: African Media on the Road to Twenty Ten and Beyond together with World Press Photo, FreeVoice and lokaalmondiaal and funded by Dutch Postcode Lottery which involved the training of over 120 media professionals from 34 countries in Africa and the production of content on the run up to and during the 2010 FIFA World Cup held for the first time in Africa
  • Digitisation of South African National Parks photographic collection

2008-2009

  • African Image Pipeline project funded by the European Union through the Gijima KZN project of the Department of Economic Development in KZN including the digitisation of 24,000 images from museums, archives and private collections in South Africa including from Albany Museum, Bailey’s African History Archive, Corey Library at Rhodes University, Iziko Museums of Cape Town, Klerksdorp Museum, Ladysmith Siege Museum, McGregor Museum in Kimberly, Museum Africa, National Museum in Bloemfontein, Northern Flagship Institution, Piper Collection from the University of Fort Hare, The Best of South from the South Photographs collection
  • Digitisation of collections from the South African History Archive at Wits University

2008

2007-2008

2006-2007

  • Digitisation of photographic collections from Bailey’s African History Archive, PhotoAccess, and photographers: Benny Gool, Louise Gubb, Eric Miller

2005-2006

  • Digitisation of 60,000 images as part of Guy Stubbs photographic archive

PRESENTATION OF PAPERS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES BY MANAGING DIRECTOR, DAVID LARSEN

2019

  • “A Long Walk to Freedom: The Journey of the ANC Archives from Physical to Digital 8 Years On,” UKZN Special Collections Preservation Conservation Conference 2019, September 2019, University of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
  • Building IIIF Capability into a Digital Asset Management System,” International Image Interoperability Framework International (IIIF) Conference 2019, June 2019, University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany.
  • Digitisation, Preservation and Presentation of the ANC Archive” 2+3D Photography – Practice and Prophecies conference 2019, May 2019, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2018

  • “Content Storage, Preservation and Archiving for Broadcasters” and “Evaluating Current Content Archiving Plans and Strategies,” TV Content Creation, Distribution and Monetization Forum, Southern African Broadcasting Association, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
  • “Enhancing Accessibility to the African National Congress Archives: A case study in the utilization of IIIF in Africa,” International Image Interoperability Framework International Conference 2018, May 2018, Library of Congress and Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States of America.
  • “Building a Digital Archive: A Case Study of the African National Congress Archives,” Launch of the Wits-NRF Digitisation Capacity Development Initiative, May 2018, Wits University, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
  • “Photojournalism and Democracy,” Launch of DocuFest Africa: The Exhibition at PhotoZA Gallery, Rosebank, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
  • “Innovation to Enable Accessibility to the African National Congress Archives,” South African Museums Association Conference, April 2018, Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

2017

  • “Photojournalism and Democracy” Launch of the World Press Photo Exhibition at the Hilton Arts Festival, Hilton College, Hilton and at the Msundusi Museum, Pietermaritzburg and at the Durban Art Gallery, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
  • “Digitisation: The In-House – Outsource Debate: some practical considerations,” UKZN Special Collections Preservation Conservation Conference, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban and Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
  • “Simple Digital Workflow Workshop,” Forum for School Museums and Archives, St Stithians College, Sandton, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

2016

  • “Digitising Natural History Collections – Using Technology to Attract New Audiences,” South African Museums Association Conference, Diep in die Berg, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

2015

  • “Initiating The Digital Process,” Forum for Schools Archives and Museums conference 2015, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

2014

  •  “Trends and Innovation in Library and Archival User Experience,” Digital Knowledge, Libraries and Archivers Summit 2014, Sunninghill, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
  • “Historic Schools – Building Community Around Collections,” South African Museums Association KwaZulu-Natal Conference, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

2013

  • “Digitising the ANC Archives: Unity in Diversity,” 77th South African Museums Association National Conference, 22-24 October 2013, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa.
  • “An Introduction to Digitising Archivalia,” Libraries, Archives and Museums Conference, International Convention Centre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

2012

2011

2010

2009

  • ‘An Analysis of Threats to Digital Media and Cost Effective Solutions’, South African Museums Association KZN Branch conference, museum professionals, Talana Museum, Dundee, South Africa

2008

2007

2006

2005

  • ‘Museums and Markets’, seminar at South African Museums Association national conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • ‘An African Perspective’, Imaging Famine, leading Aid agencies in the UK, London, UK,

2004

2003

REFERENCES TO AFRICA MEDIA ONLINE IN THE MEDIA April 2011

November 2010

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