Cultural Approaches to the Digital Humanities

Each year, our Art & Culture program, in collaboration with our Interfaculty Research Institute CLUE+, and a public partner, organizes a lecture series on trending topics in the field, for students, staff, and the public. While last year’s topic was ‘The Creative Imperative’ and the public partner was the Stedelijk Museum, this year we devote… Read More Cultural Approaches to the Digital Humanities

research practice: 3,5 hours per day to study 3000 manuscript pages

Cassino is a town in the Italian province Frosinone. It’s halfway between Rome and Naples – the train from Rome’s Termini station reaches Cassino in just 90 minutes (if you’re lucky). Travelling south from Rome, the landscape changes from the modest hills of Rome to the far more ‘serious’ mountains that surround Cassino. The village… Read More research practice: 3,5 hours per day to study 3000 manuscript pages

Former VU professor Carel Blotkamp’s post-digital art

  Until Saturday this week, you still have the chance to visit the ‘Dutch Concert’ show at andriesse eyck gallery in the Jordaan. It is a ‘cacophonic duet’by visual artist Carel Blotkamp, who was professor of art history at the VU from 1982 to 2007, and Peter Struycken, a pioneer of digital art.  While Blotkamp,… Read More Former VU professor Carel Blotkamp’s post-digital art