Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

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New Techniques for Visualizing Large Image and Video Collections

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visualization
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images
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video
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analytics
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digital image processing
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UCSD
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Many museums and media archives have already digitized large parts of their collections, and we may expect even more images and video to become digitally available in the near future. Are the standard web and desktop interfaces for accessing digital collections adequate for understanding these collections?

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Demonstration - show your project
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Moving the Museum to the Medium: YouTube Play and the Guggenheim

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youtube
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video
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social media
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metrics
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art
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collaboration
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presentation
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global
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In June 2010, the Guggenheim Museum and YouTube, in collaboration with HP and Intel, launched YouTube Play.

Type: 
Demonstration - show your project

Bali Temple Explorer: An interactive kiosk and site with 200 video loops – Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

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interactive
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video
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Asia
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Bali
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Asian Art Museum
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living culture
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www.Balitempleexplorer.com lets you explore a temple in Bali, shown with over 200 HD video loops: allowing you the emotional impact of film and video, plus the web-like ability to explore the temple at your own pace. Created for the special exhibition Bali: Art, Ritual, Performance at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.

Type: 
Demonstration - show your project

One-to-one: supporting artist-visitor dialogue

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kiosk
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website
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dialogue
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video
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artist
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twitter
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Artists have been using the Internet since the early days of the Web, but no-one has done anything quite like Chinese artist Ai Weiwei who uses technology, Twitter in particular, as a way of sharing his artistic and political life with people all around the world. 

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Paper - in formal session

Web Archiving Workshop

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Web archive
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preservation
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internet
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collection
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video
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Web content is, by nature, ephemeral: sites are constantly disappearing, others are frequently updated, involving the removal of online information.

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Mini-Workshop - teaches something or explores approaches
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