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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Application turnout

We are very impressed by the vast num­ber of 159 appli­ca­tions we have received. That is four times more than we have places! This shows that the top­ic is of high inter­est and there exists an active glob­al com­mu­ni­ty. It was hard to make a selec­tion out of all these fan­tas­tic peo­ple with very inter­est­ing […]

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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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