Digital Art History Summer School, 4-13 September 2017, Spain

Publish Date: Jun 09, 2017

Deadline: Jun 30, 2017

Event Dates: from Sep 04, 2017 04:56 to Sep 13, 2017 04:56

About the course

This course forms part of the memorandum of understanding signed by the University of Málaga and the University of Berkeley for the joint organization of training activities in the field of Digital Humanities and Digital Art History.


The course has a double orientation: theoretical exchange and critical discussions will be combined with practical sessions (lab-basedsessions), through which participants will work collaboratively in common projects.

Total hours: 50

4th and 13th September.

The course is organized around TWO COMPLEMENTARY MODULES.

Module 1: Data analysis and visualization.

 This module is devoted to discover the opportunities provided by the access to and tye computational process of large cultural datasets to extract new knowledge, elaborate new interpretive approaches and build new stories about culture. A wide range of methodologies, analysis techniques, tools and software, as well as metadata standards will be explored and discussed.

Module 2: Digital narratives and interfaces.

This module is devoted to investigate new ways of telling stories about culture in the digital media. From a transdisciplinary perspective, it will be explored experiences performed by electronic literature and new media artists as interesting models to take under consideration in the building of new narratives in the field of Art History and Visual Culture. Complementary, participants will acquire competencies to manage certain tools and environments which will enable them to build their own stories with the datasets analyzed in module 1.


Postgraduate students and professionals from the disciplines of Art History, Fine Arts, Communication Studies, Graphic Design, Computer and Information Science working in educational and academic contexts, museums, galleries and cultural institutions.


Places: 25  |  Fee: 120 €

Applications must contain a short bio (one page) and a motivation letter (one page) specifying the expectations about the course and how this will benefit the own research projects and/or professional career. Both documents must be sent to our email: places are limited, the organization will communicate the accepted applications by 10 July. Then, instructions about registration procedure will be provided to the successful applicants.

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