Week 5

In many ways, the term “oral history” is as vague as it sounds. It can be many things, like rehearsed stories by tradition-bearers, informal conversations with family, print collections of stories, and recorded interviews with individuals seen as having important stories to share. People have learned about the past through spoken word accounts and many… Continue reading Week 5

Week 3

In this week’s reading, Domink Bonisch discusses how digital practices can be incorporated into a museum setting. The development of a prototype within the context of the “AI school” of the Foundation of Lower Saxony. This early model uses pre-trained networks that were originally designed for image classification to group and sort digitized artworks. By… Continue reading Week 3

Week 2

This week, our readings focused on the possibilities of digital art history. Howard Besser, Sally Hubbard, and Deborah Lenert in Introduction to Imaging discuss the rapid advancements of digital technology and its potential, including holographic storage, and automated management algorithms for art. The authors emphasize the need for handling heterogeneity in archives and the changing… Continue reading Week 2

Omeka Exhibit

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Week 1

From 1878, Sargent capture Rosina with such a delicate clarity that has solidified this drawing as one of my all time favorites. The Google Arts and Culture app had a feature where users could upload a seflie and it would find their art doppleganger. This was mine, and it’s location at the Denver Art Museum felt all too prophetic.
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