Digital Lab for Islamic Visual Culture & Collections

  • Anderson, Glaire (Principal Investigator)
  • Slingluff, Sarah (Principal Investigator)
  • Vural, Deniz (Principal Investigator)
  • Etefaghi, Dara (Principal Investigator)

Project Details


The Digital Lab is exploring video games and mixed reality to create new immersive experiences of Islamic spaces, objects, and histories for all. Based at the University of Edinburgh, the Digital Lab brings researchers and students together to work on creative, interdisciplinary projects in collaboration with partners in the games and GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums) sectors.

Layman's description

The Lab aims to contribute new ways of experiencing historical Islamic spaces, objects, and histories to the digital global cultural heritage landscape, and to make immersive experiences and knowledge about Islamic visual culture and history widely accessible.
Short titleDigital Lab
Effective start/end date1/03/21 → …


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