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A five days international and interdisciplinary Hackathon for Art History and Information Science


March 13-17, 2017, Munich, Germany


Thank you very much for your interest in Coding Dürer.
The preliminary schedule is now online.



The goal of this Hackathon is to bring art historians and information scientists together to work on data.


Keynote speakers:

Prof. Dr. Lev Manovich

Dr. Anna Bentkowska-Kafel

Prof. Dr. Nuria Rodríguez Ortega

Dr. Justin Underhill


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The applications deadline has passed January 10, 2017.



Dr. Harald Klinke, M.Sc., Assistant Professor, Editor of the International Journal for Digital Art History, Department of Art History, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany.

Sonja Gasser M.A., PhD student in the program “Digital Art History”, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, and Digital Humanities Lab, University of Basel, Switzerland.


Organized by:

LMU Munich: Digitale Kunstgeschichte and DH Lab + Universität Basel


Funded by:



Hosted by:

Hubert Burda Media


Presented by:

International Journal for Digital Art History

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DAC Open Access Images—Data Source Description

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Mapping Titian—Data Source Description

Mapping Titian allows to visualize one of the most fundamental concerns of the discipline of Art History: the interrelationship between an artwork and its changing historical context. Focusing on the paintings by Titian , this site offers a searchable provenance index of his attributed pictures and allows users to create customizable collections of paintings and customizable maps that show the movement of the pictures over time and space with the application of various filters.

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Europeana—Data source description

Europeana is Europe’s digital platform for cultural heritage, providing online access to over 54 million digitised items  (from books, photos, and paintings to television broadcasts and 3D objects) from over 3500 cultural institutions across Europe in 31 languages. 20.8m records allow free reuse. In Europeana Art, our dedicated thematic collection for art and art history,  […]

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