Name: Beautiful Data
Date: 2015

With art museums making both their imagery and collections data open and accessible, a question arises: what to do with it all? In Beautiful Data, a workshop supported by the Getty Foundation, participants made use of open collections to develop art-historical storytelling through data visualization, interactive media, enhanced curatorial description and exhibition practice, digital publication, and data-driven, object-oriented teaching.

The second annual offering of Beautiful Data (2015) focused on “difficult collections” poised on the edge of the digital/material divide, collections of things that resist ready digitization, or exist as ephemeral and hybrid objects and events.


What's it made with:
post-its, overhead projects, big pieces of paper

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