Episode 29: Open Culture VOICES – Philippe Rivière

Welcome to episode 29 ofOpen Culture VOICES! VOICES is a vlog series of short interviews with open GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) experts from around the world. The Open Culture Program at Creative Commons aims to promote better sharing of cultural heritage in GLAMs collections. With Open Culture VOICES, we’re thrilled to bring you various perspectives from dozens of experts speaking in many different languages on what it’s like to open up heritage content online. In this episode, we hear fromPhilippe Rivière, head of digital strategy at theArt ExploraFoundation. Beyond developing strategy, Philippe also leads the design and implementation of various digital resources and contributes to the setting up of national and international partnerships. Over his career, Philippe has held many key roles in the digital world of some of Paris’ cultural institutions. More recently, he was deputy development manager and head of digital services and communication at Paris Musées.

Philippe responds to the following questions:

  1. What are the main benefits of open GLAM?
  2. What are the barriers?
  3. Could you share something someone else told you that opened up your eyes and mind about open GLAM?
  4. Do you have a personal message to those hesitating to open up collections?


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