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Portrait of Simone da Silva

Simone da Silva

Director DIG IT UP Netherlands Cultural Heritage

Simone da Silva is the director of gallery and heritagelab DIG IT UP.

DIG IT UP is a Rotterdam based gallery and heritage lab. It tells the untold stories of Rotterdam from contemporary history based on their ROZOVO (Rotterdamse zoldervondsten) principle, which translates to attic finds.

They work with the public every step of the way; from sourcing their collections, to having them curate the exhibitions and adding their own knowledge by contributing directly to the metadata in the online collection system OmekaS.

Simone's personal mission is to save as much material as possible from extinction.