Ms Erato Kartaki
Research Fellow in Digital Skills Development
Erato is a Research Fellow at the Digital Humanities Lab and the Archaeology and History Department, training educators and researchers from Arts and Humanities regarding 2D, 2.5 D and 3D visualisation. With a background in Conservation of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Informatics, her interests include digital capturing, digital restoration, digital representation, and the use of additive manufacturing technologies for cultural heritage purposes.
Memberships of Societies and Professional Bodies:
International Council of Museums, UK
American Institute of Archaeology, USA
Computational Applications in Archaeology, international
Erato has a BA degree in Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art from the Technological Educational Institution of Athens (currently University of West of Athens), Greece. As a huge fan of technologies, she continued her education gaining a MSc in Cultural Informatics from the University of the Aegean, Greece, and a MSc in Archaeological Computing from the University of Southampton, UK. Throughout the years she has been working as paper-photograph and wall painting conservator in various projects of the Greek Ministry of Culture, as digital conservator at a project with the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, and as educator at the King’s College London. Currently, she is a research fellow at the University of Exeter Digital Humanities Lab, while she is completing her PhD at King’s College London (LAHP-AHRC funded). Her research is focusing on the current technologies and materials of Additive Manufacturing method and their use in restoring ceramic and glass archaeological artefacts.