October 24-26, 2007
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Speaker: James Stevenson


James Stevenson

Photographic Manager
Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
South Kensington London
SW7 2RL United Kingdom

James Stevenson has been the Manager of the Photographic Studio at the V&A Museum since 1993. The studio has fifteen staff who undertake all image and multimedia creation in the museum. The V&A Photo Studio has participated in the EU funded IST projects, ARTISTE, SCULPTEUR and ARCO. It is currently a partner in the DTI funded FABRIC project. Stevenson has recently project managed the installation of a Digital Asset Management system in to the V&A and was also part of the project to prided free access to high-resolution image content to academics and scholars via the museum Web site. He was previously Manager at the Photographic Studio of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich London.

James will present What The Modern Museum Should Expect From Its In-House Photographic Studio. [Paper]