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April 2012

New tricks for old masters

What’s the connection between fine art and digital technologies? The University’s Kirk Martinez has been telling me about his years of work with the world’s most famous art galleries such as the Uffizi, the National Gallery and the V&A. His quest has been to find ways of producing the best-possible images of artworks through sophisticated scanning technology. It all started in 1989 with the aptly-named VASARI project. Continue reading →

Thinking beyond the tool

At last year's Theoretical Archaeology Group a session titled 'Thinking beyond the tool' was held, chaired by the university's Costas Papadopoulos, Angeliki Chrysanthi and Patricia Murrieta Flores. The sessions aimed to move beyond simple archaeological applications of computational techniques and reflect on the theoretical implications involved. The themes covered included augmented reality, 3D reconstructions, photo-realism, social network analysis and databases. Continue reading →

Global Futures lecture and seminar series

Here are the details of some upcoming speakers at Winchester School of Art in the the Global Futures lecture and seminar series. Global Futures Lectures Friday 04 May Victor Burgin 3-5pm Global Futures Seminars 25 April Michelle Teran 4.30pm 9 May Stephen Foster 4pm 15 May Alex Galloway 4pm 25 May Jodi Dean 4pm 6 June Pasi Valiaho 4pm Winchester Centre for Global Futures in Art Design & Media Winchester Centre for Global Futures: Continue reading →

Digital Literacy Conference

The Centre for Innovation in Technology and Education is organising a Digital Literacy Conference on 14th June 2012, 10am - 4pm  at Wide Lane, Southampton Airport. This FREE event (#sotondiglit) is open to staff, students and visitors who want to know more about how the ways in which we teach and learn are changing. Continue reading →