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NYCDAH – Digital Art History Day

Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:30 a.m–12 noon Lightning Round Presentations, Lecture Hall
2:00–5:00 p.m. Digi Café, Marble Room

Digital Art History in Practice

10:30    
Welcome and Introductions
Jason Varone, Artist; Web & Electronic Media Manager, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

10:40    
Through Machine Eyes: Art, Artifice, and Artificial Intelligence

Emily L. Spratt, Director of the Program in Art and Artificial Intelligence and Visiting Lecturer in Byzantine Art and Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies in the Department of Art History, Rutgers University

11:00    
Seeing the Future: PHAROS, ARIES and the Digital Image

Louisa Wood Ruby, Head of Photoarchive Research, The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library

11:15    
Data: Collecting, Consolidating, and Analyzing

Samantha Deutch, Assistant Director, Center for the History of Collecting, The Frick Collection

11:30    
GIS Technologies and Their Use for Art-Historical Research
Ellen Prokop, Associate Photoarchivist, The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library

11:50    
Questions from the Audience

12:00    
Lunch on your own

Digi Café, Marble Room

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Meet like-minded individuals, collaborate, bring your art history questions and learn a tool. There will be four stations where participants have the opportunity to learn CartoDB, Cytoscape, D3.js and bibliographic tools such as Zotero.

Specialists will be on hand to address your questions and to discuss your projects. Please bring your own technology and if you’re interested in learning one of these tools sign up for an account and/or download the software before attending.

RSVP Required

CartoDB

Create interactive, map-based data visualizations that you can integrate easily into digital humanities projects. CartoDB has free accounts and is open source.
Andy Eschebacher
, Map Scientist, CartoDB
Stuart Lynn, Map Scientist, CartoDB
Sign up for a free account at https://cartodb.com/.
Mapping Resources: https://gist.github.com/auremoser/e7603d70406fe5956a62

Cytoscape

Learn to visualize relationships between artists, patrons, dealers and institutions using
datasets and Cytoscape, an open source network visualization platform.
Titia Hulst, Adjunct Professor, Art History, Purchase College
Download the software at //www.cytoscape.org/

D3.js

D3 is short for ‘Data Driven Documents,” a free an open source JavaScript librarythat can be a powerful tool for rendering art historical data. Projects to be discussed: Mapping Video Art; Mapping Institute of Fine Arts Alumni
Jason Varone, Artist; Web & Electronic Media Manager, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Download the source code at //d3js.org/

Bibliographic

Create bibliographies with groups in real time and use plug-ins to visualize your lists with a click of a button.
Ralph Baylor, Assistant Librarian for Public Services, Frick Art Reference Library
Download the software and sign up for your account at: https://www.zotero.org/
Install Paper-Machines Plug-in at: //papermachines.org/
(Can assist with installation on-site)


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