ScRAP Blog


Archiving Scotland's rock art for the future

Frederick Alexander joined the Scotland's Rock Art Project team as a digital archivist in 2021. His goal is to archive the project data in the Historic Environment Scotland digital repository. In this blog post Frederick outlines his approach, the importance of archiving project data, and how the archive can be accessed in the future.

Shining new light on an ancient mystery with Nick Parish

Nick Parish joined the Scotland's Rock Art Project Callander Team in late 2018 after attending a rock art recording training session at Port of Menteith, near where he lives. Since then, his rock art fieldwork has taken him on many journeys to different parts of Scotland, and provoked lots of interesting ideas. In Nick's Blog, you can find out more about why he joined the project, how he goes about recording rock art, and what interests him about the carvings.

Rock Art: Data: Materials by Lucy Killoran

Lucy Killoran is a designer and researcher living in Glasgow. She has a BA from London College of Communication and an MFA from Edinburgh College of Art. Lucy’s MFA project used a period of archaeological fieldwork as subject matter to explore the transfer and re-materialisation of data through fabrication technologies. Her dissertation examined points of material crossover within the fields of art and archaeology.

Volunteering with ScRAP: from Kilmartin field school and beyond

Sarah Scott has been volunteering with the ScRAP team for over 6 months, since partaking in the 2018 summer field school in Kilmartin Glen. Here, Sarah reflects on her time in Kilmartin, and provides an overview of everything else she has been up to since getting involved.