Dec 2019
Ready, Steady, Go!

This month the SPP “The Digital Image” was launched. The 12 projects investigate different aspects of the “Digital Image” in an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary way. 

Feb 17-19 2020
What is the "Digital Image"?

The first symposium gave the individual projects an opportunity to introduce themselves. In addition,  they discussed the goals of the Priority Program. In the first post of our SPP-Blog, “The Start Signal,” Hanni Geiger offers a review.

Mar 13 2020
"Make the Data dance"

Hubertus Kohle talks about new ways of approaching the digital age for the museum world in his transcribed lecture “Make the Data dance.” The keynote was originally scheduled at the “Art Market and Cultural Heritage” conference in Leuven (Belgium).

Mar 20 2020
Online Teaching

The Covid-19 global pandemic, which began in early 2020, caused many changes in our daily lives. What impact will the pandemic have on current teaching formats and content? For suggestions for new teaching formats, read Hubertus Kohle's blog post on online teaching. 

Apr 2021
Now on Wikipedia

Since April, you have also been able to gain an overall impression of the brilliant spectrum of projects via Wikipedia. Here you can also read more about the aims of the SPP. 

Apr 1st 2020
The Digital Art History Research Committee about Online Teaching

In this blog post, Hubertus Kohle reports on a first meeting of the Digital Art History Research Committee on the subject of online Teaching.

Apr 7 2020
Digital Art History During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Apr 23 2020
Book Reviews

Fancy some new reading material? In this blog post, Evelyn Runge refers to a series of reviews of current books on the topic of “The Digital Image.” 

May 9 2020
"Do you believe in the power of books?"

Starting this month, the SPP now has its own Zotero library. Here the project participants gather literature and sources on the topic of the “Digital Image.” 

May 18 2020
On the Cusp of the Digital-Analog and Digital Methods of Architectural Visualization in the Construction World 1987
May 26 2020
Ethnographic observations of digital museum practices in the Covid19 crisis.
June 3 2020
Post-Digital Print

In this blogpost Fengyu Wang tells you more about "Post-Digital Prints."  

June 15 2020
Introduction to the Picture Practises of Social Media

In this blog post, Kevin Pauliks introduces the project "Image-based Image Criticism in Social Media". 

July 4 2020
Book Reviews

In this blog post, Evelyn Runge explores the legal, ethical, and social aspects of image sharing on social platforms. 

July 31 2020
Towards a Method(ology) for Analysing Picture Practises in Social Media

In this paper, Kevin Pauliks talks about the methodologies used in the project "Image-based Image Criticism in Social Media."

Aug 19 2020
"Wander. Roam. Replicate." A Picture Practice Analysis of Insta Repeat

Kevin Pauliks analyzes image posts on InstaRepeat in this blog post.

Sept 3 2020
Jameson 2.0: The Aesthetics of Cognitive Mapping

In this blog post, Ana Teixeira Pinto gives you insights into the aesthetics of "Cognitive Mapping". 

Sept 7 2020
500 Followers on Twitter

Thanks to all followers who have actively supported us in the last months!

Sept 8 2020
Method for object digitization in 3D

Lucie Böttger, Alexander Zeckey and Martin Langner provide insights into the process of object digitization in 3D in this blog post. 

Sept 13 2020
Book Reviews

Evelyn Runge offers you exciting reviews of current books about "The Digital Image" in this blog post.

Sept 28 2020
Learning to Research Together. Holger Simon Shows How it Works

In this article, Ricarda Vollmer offers a review of the workshop "Digital Project Management" by Holger Simon.  

Oct 2020
The New Priority Program "The Digital Image"

Leonie Groblewski presents the SPP project in"Rundbrief Fotografie." If you want to learn more, then have a look... 
Leonie Groblewski: "Das neue DFG-Schwerpunktprogramm 'Das digitale Bild'", in: Rundbrief Fotografie Vol. 27 (2020), No. 1 (N.F. 105). 

Oct 5 2020
"Stocking is the New Planking." Case Studies on the Picture Practises of Stock Photography Parodies

In this post, Kevin Pauliks writes about stock photography parodies. 

Oct 19 2020
Measuring the Quality of Generated Images

In this paper, Matthias Wright and Björn Ommer present different methods they used in their project. 

Nov 3 2020
"Impeached Forever." Reflecting upon Trump's Presidency in Terms of Social and Media Criticism

In this article, Kevin Pauliks presents an interesting art-historical and media-theoretical perspective on Donald Trump's presidency.

Nov 11-13 2020
Online Conference
The Digital Image - Methods and Methodology: Subject-specific or Transdisciplinary?

More information about the past symposium can be found here

Dec 16 2020
Media Library of the Last Conference

Did you miss a lecture from the last conference? 
After registration you have the opportunity to watch them all.

Dec 18 2020
In the Center is the Picture - A Workshop Report

In this article, the coordination team from Munich looks back on the past symposium.

Jan 30 2021
Are You Tired of the Same Old Plain Pictures?"

In this blog post, Leonie Groblewksi challenges classic ways of looking at objects.

Feb 26 2021
Book Reviews

In this blog post, Eveyln Runge presents her recent publications on the topic "Beyond the Digital Image". 

Apr 28-30 2021
Online Conference
The Digital Image - Social Dimensions, Political Perspectives and Economic Constraints

At this year's conference, the speakers discuss the “Digital Image” from the perspectives "social dimensions," "political perspectives," and "economic constraints." Among the conference speakers are Felix Stalder, Nancy Katherine Hayles, and Boris Groys. You can register for the online conference here.

Jun 17 2021
The Other Digital Images: Vector, X-Ray and Near Infrared

In this blog post, Fengyu Wang offers us a historical insight into the significance of the digital image for East Asian art history. 

Feb 26 2021
Memes in Advertising. A Media-Praxeological Approach to Memeing and Marketing on the Internet

Kevin Pauliks explains the role of memes for marketing on the internet in this blog post.

Jul 26 2021
Does anyone actually “get” art? My computer does! Understanding Artistic Style Using Machine Learning

In this blog post, you will learn more about the interplay between computer learning and art. For example, can computers be taught to recognize individual styles of different artists?