Researcher biography

Caroline Wilson-Barnao is a lecturer in the School of Communication and Arts at the University of Queensland. Her research examines the impacts of algorithmic technology on cultural institutions, with a focus on the impacts of digital media platforms on museums. She is the author of ‘Museums as Platforms?” to be released in late 2021 along with a range of related articles including “The quantified and customised museum: measuring, matching and aggregating audiences” (2020), “The logic of platforms: how on demand museums are adapting in the digital era” (2018) “How algorithmic cultural recommendation influence the marketing of cultural collections (2017) and “The personalisation of publicity in the museum” (2016). Caroline is currently a member of the Digital Cultures and Society group and the Australian Research Node.