As a multifaceted craftsperson I have always been interested in the ''making of" anything really, but more specifically tools, practical objects and decoration. Working with ceramics and incense during my BA ignited more of the interest in experimental archaeology.
I became interested in EXARC activities during my MA with the University of Bradford, where I started looking more into the textile and cremation industries, particularly the role that smell performs within settlement archaeology.
I’m an Archaeologist, living in Austria, studies in Late Roman, Longobards, settlements, clothing. Focusing on ancient technology, with a good base experience in wood and in textile craftsmanship. In 2015, I started experimental Archaeology in textile technology, spinning, carding, and especially
Full time living historian with five years experience. Qualified in Archaeology with a passion for ancient technology specialising in the acquisition, use and working of animal bone, deer antler and walrus canine in a Norse/Viking context.
I am archaeologist & carpenter and specialized on (pre)historic woodworking and housebuilding. Running a small company in Northeast-Germany I am actually involved in some projects e.g. @ Zeiteninsel and @ Museumsdorf Düppel.
I'm a PhD student from Ukraine and a member of the living history club "Zastava (Stronghold)". I working on my dissertation about medieval log-boats from the southwestern lands of Kievan Rus' in the 10th-13th centuries.
As founder and the first chairperson, I represent the WEAG (Workgroup of Experimental Archaeology Groningen). This is a student initiative of the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, founded in January 2019. At this moment, the group has 20 members and is still expanding.
My main hobbies are experimental archaeology and historical reenacting of the early Middle Ages in the territory of Kievan Rus. My experiments were based on horn and bone and stone processing, primitive woodworking, fire breeding, and primitive tooling experiments.
I like the study of medieval castles and fortifications, not only for the military implications but for their construction methods, renovations and adaptations to new technologies through the eras an the many functions they had in a particularly society during their existence.