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Präsentation am 10.6.2021, 18 Uhr c.t.

Let's Visit Museum Collections. Chapter 2

Referentinnen: Sara Akhlaq (Urban Complexity Lab, Fachhochschule Potsdam), Sarah Kreiseler (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg)

After our first workshop on exploring online cultural collections, we present the second chapter of Let's Visit Museum Collections. The main objective of this participatory event is to jointly visit online museum collections, experience digitized cultural collections with other participants, engage in conversations about appreciating art and culture, and explore gaps in their representation. We focus on  giving deeper insights into data biases and the influences graphical user interfaces (GUI) have on the public cultural data. Through a digital workshop format, participants are invited to have a closer look at some examples of online museums collections and detect cultural data biases that have been inherited by the user interfaces. The workshop will be followed by a discussion of the underlying data and critical examination of its digital representation. This event aims to highlight the potential that online cultural collections have in reaching a wider audience while at the same time drawing attention to ethical pitfalls that it could be susceptible to. We invite you to join us for collectively engaging with online cultural collections.

Registration | Anmeldung

The event will take place as a Zoom meeting. The login data will be provided by e-mail on the day of the event. Please send your registration informally by e-mail to digital-humanitiesuni-potsdamde.

Please note that the number of participants may be limited.

Die Veranstaltung findet als Zoom-Meeting statt. Die Login-Daten werden am Tag der Veranstaltung per E-Mail zur Verfügung gestellt. Anmeldungen richten Sie bitte formlos per E-Mail an digital-humanitiesuni-potsdamde.

Wir bitten um Verständnis, dass die Teilnehmer*innen-Anzahl unter Umständen begrenzt ist.