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A Tour of the NC Art Museum’s “Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece “

The North Carolina Museum of Art recently opened a new exhibition in collaboration with a Duke University research group, Image Processing for Art Investigation (IPAI), headed by Professor Ingrid Daubechies. A group from Wired! traveled to Raleigh to tour the exhibit with the museum’s head conservator, Bill Brown, and our own member of the project […]

Published: Visualizing Venice Workshop Materials

We’re publishing our Visualizing Venice 2016 Summer Workshop materials online under a CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 license. These include our schedule, slides, tutorials, and links to other resources. The site was edited throughout the workshop, and we’ve made only minor changes to its organization. (Remember, a messy desk is a sign of creativity.) We hope you’ll use these […]

Back To School Tutorials for Teaching

It still feels like summer in Durham, but classes start next week. As we’re preparing our syllabi, we’re also pulling together resources for integrating tools like Omeka, TimelineJS, StoryMapJS, and others into our teaching. Here are a few of the new or updated guides we’ve just published. They are packed with basic how-tos, ideas for […]

Wired! Students Receive Major Awards & Employment Opportunities

A number of the Wired! Lab’s graduate and undergraduate students have received external awards and employment opportunities. Here’s a little bit about what they’ll be doing this summer and post-Wired. Congratulations, all!   Elizabeth Baltes is receiving her PhD in the History of Art. Her research focuses on the intersection of sculpture, politics, and space in the ancient […]

Wired! at DH2016

The Wired! Lab will be making several appearances at the Digital Humanities 2016 conference in Kraków this summer! Here’s where you’ll find us:   Tuesday, July 12th Digital Archiving & Storytelling in the Classroom with Omeka & CurateScape Victoria Szabo, Hannah Jacobs, Ed Triplett Time: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM This tutorial is an intensive introduction to archive […]

Visualizing Venice: The Ghetto of Venice

Application deadline: March 31, 2016. What is it about? Digital Technologies for Historical and Cultural visualization are transforming the ways that scholars can study and represent works of art, as well as growth and change in urban spaces and buildings. With the support of The Getty Foundation as part of its Digital Art History initiative, […]

Caroline Bruzelius Receives Dean’s Award for Leadership

This past week, our own Professor Caroline Bruzelius was awarded the Trinity College Dean’s Award for Leadership. Congratulations, Professor Bruzelius! Professor Neil McWilliam’s speech from the award ceremony: There are any number of reasons one might wish to honor a scholar as accomplished, dynamic and original as Caroline Bruzelius, but today we come together to […]

Play the Venice Virtual World!

Imagine life in eighteenth-century Venice: a mission, intrigue, and an assassination attempt… Members of the Duke community are invited to participate in user testing of the Venice Virtual World! Contact XL93[at]duke[dot]edu to play. This project, part of the Visualizing Venice collaborative research initiative, has recreated the life of Venice—its buildings, bridges, boats, gardens, and inhabitants—in […]

Visualizing Venice Workshop receives funding from The Getty

The Visualizing Venice workshop, an annual digital art history training opportunity for graduate students and early career scholars held at Venice International University, has been granted $140,000 by The Getty Foundation to support the 2016 summer institute. The Getty’s generous support enables the workshop to offer participants scholarship for tuition, travel, and accommodation. The 2016 […]