Concentration camps and torture centers in Chile during Pinochet’s dictatorship, 1973-1990

The “Concentration camps and torture centers in Chile during Pinochet’s dictatorship” mapping project consists in diagramming every place used by military agents and civilian supporters of Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship, which was held between September of 1973 and March of 1990. To accomplish this, I will use a list of centers, camps, and public buildings used for torture and systematic killings provided by Valech Report I.

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Digital Accessibility in isolated areas

Digital Accessibility in isolated/rural areas

 

“Well, this certainly buggers our plan to conquer the Universe”                                          Image source: redbridgeweb.com.au

Accessibility is something we must think about when we start a Digital Humanities project. The concept of accessibility can be articulated in many ways, depending on how we can share the content we upload in our project space: strategies, media, software, design, and/or any kind of documents that are going to be available for future users. Many of these interdisciplinary projects are connected to a wide network of diverse types of issues, people, and of course, other kinds of projects. Thereby, what DH is doing with information, I think, is actually aligned with the outcomes of what Nicolas Bourriaud claims in his Altermodern manifesto, as an “attempt at contextualizing art made in today’s global context as a reaction against standardization and commercialism.”  Continue reading “Digital Accessibility in isolated areas”