“Underbelly” – Narratives of Women in Mining

The project “Hacking Heritage” was originally inspired by a recent initiative in Limburg: the “Year of the Mines 2015“. Part of this is the “Hack the Mines” initiative which combines contemporary practices related to digital technologies with the region’s mining heritage.

Screenshot: “Underbelly” by Christine Wilks

We soon stumbled upon more efforts to present mining histories by drawing on digital technologies and visualisation. The project “Underbelly” combines narratives and visual material, representing the life and work 19th century women who were employed in underground mining. Take a look at the project!



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