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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.
Watch the live videos and 
read the report.
Thank you!



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

Mario Klingemann


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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.

Philipp Hartmann, Student Assistant, Department of Art History, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany.


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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Looking back on Coding Dürer—and envisioning future perspectives

What are lessons learned from Cod­ing Dür­er? What is the way ahead?

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On Methods to Analyse and Visualize Data (A general framework)

It is clear that hybrid spaces of col­lab­o­ra­tion, where mul­ti­ple knowl­edge fields and back­grounds con­verge, rep­re­sent an invalu­able sce­nar­io to mod­el new ways of approach­ing art-his­tor­i­cal prob­lems (tra­di­tion­al and new ones) and to shed light over the research­ing pos­si­bil­i­ties brought about by the the dig­i­tal par­a­digm.

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Thank you very much!

Cod­ing Dür­er has been a dream once. Then it has been a third-par­ty fund­ing project. Then an orga­ni­za­tion­al knot to untan­gle. And then it became true. For­get­ting the sweat, I am very very hap­py about the process and out­come of Cod­ing Dür­er. Plus: Noth­ing went seri­ous­ly wrong. A project like this wouldn’t be pos­si­ble with­out […]

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