Marlin Lum is responsible for improving digital documentation techniques and raising awareness in communities and organizations concerned with the preservation of cultural artifacts and heritage locations. By applying digital documentation techniques to the cultural heritage community, Marlin hopes to help raise the artistic standards by which museums, archaeologists, and historians document materials.
Marlin has proven abilities in digital documentation techniques and brings a unique blend of creative imaging expertise and professional photographic knowledge to CHI. With art as his passion, he has been a creative director and imaging professional for more than 10 years and has industry experience in photography, graphic design, streaming video, immersive technologies, 3D modeling, and web development in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors.
Marlin graduated with a B.A. in Fine Arts and a Minor in Art History from Loyola Marymount University in Southern California and has a Masters in Fine Arts in Computer Animation and 3D modeling from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Marlin's other passions include surfing, yoga, photography, travel, and fatherhood.