Project Groups (5) – Dutch Church Interior Paintings

[The fol­low­ing text is writ­ten by the project group “Dutch Church Inte­ri­or Paint­ings”. You will find more infor­ma­tion on their project soon on their web­site, which will be linked here.] The genre of church inte­ri­or paint­ings has devel­oped in the Nether­lands in the mid­dle of the 17th cen­tu­ry and last­ed only a few decades. It is […]

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Project Groups (4) – Meta Data Group

The top­ic of visu­al­iza­tion is quite pop­u­lar at Cod­ing Dür­er. We already saw an approach in visu­al­iz­ing inter­ac­tions of pho­tog­ra­phers with an art­work as well as an attempt to show how the work of an artist moves around the world through­out time. The “meta data group” engages in a project that relates to the per­son who gave the Hackathon its […]

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Project Groups (3) – Tracing Picasso

Pho­to by @airun72 Through­out his life Picas­so cre­at­ed a huge body of work, includ­ing paint­ings, draw­ings as well as sculp­tures, that trav­elled around the world. It seems impos­si­ble to grasp how and where the objects moved. One project group at Cod­ing Dür­er tries to solve this prob­lem and help us under­stand the prove­nience of Picasso’s work by using dig­i­tal tools. […]

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Collaborate Across Disciplinary Boundaries

Art His­to­ry and Com­put­er Sci­ence are two dis­ci­plines with dif­fer­ent approach­es in doing research. Nev­er­the­less, the dig­i­tal mate­r­i­al on art that is increas­ing­ly pro­vid­ed by muse­ums or oth­er cul­tur­al insti­tu­tions with their online col­lec­tions is inter­est­ing for both sides. While art his­to­ri­ans have new pos­si­bil­i­ties to access, use, ana­lyze and inter­pret their source mate­r­i­al, com­put­er […]

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Open Data. Open-ended

The word “hackathon” is a blend of the words “hack” (in the sense of explorato­ry pro­gram­ming) and “marathon”. The hackathon Cod­ing Dür­er is mod­eled after the hackathon Cod­ing Da Vin­ci orga­nized by the Open Knowl­edge Foun­da­tion, Wiki­me­dia Ger­many and oth­ers. Its goal is to encour­age insti­tu­tions to lib­er­ate their data and bring this data into […]

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