Call for Applications: Visualizing Venice Workshop – Digital Visualization Training: Mapping and Modeling the Venice Ghetto
Venice International University, Venice, Italy, June 8 – 20, 2016
Deadline: Mar 31, 2016
History initiative, The Wired! Lab at Duke University, Università Iuav
di Venezia, the University of Padua, and Venice International
University are collaborating on a Summer Workshop that will train Art,
Architectural and Urban Historians with the digital media that can
enhance or transform their research questions and their capacity to
communicate narratives about objects, places and spaces to the public.
This fifth annual 12-day workshop teaches a range of digital skills in
mapping, 3D modeling, mobile application & web development, and time
based media authorship to enable participants to engage historical
questions with emerging digital tools. The course will engage with the
Ghetto of Venice on the 500th anniversary of its creation as case study
for training with a variety of technologies and applications.Instruction will be given in English by faculty and staff from Duke
University’s Wired! Lab (http://dukewired.org) and Università Iuav di
The workshop is designed for Ph.D or Post doctoral participants in the
Interpretive Humanities (including Cultural Patrimony, History of Art,
Architecture and Urbanism, History, Geography, Architecture,
Archaeology, and other relevant disciplines). Preference will be given
to Ph.D. students and recent Ph.D. graduates in History of Art,
Architecture and Urbanism.
The workshop is taught at Venice International University on the island
of San Servolo in the Venetian Lagoon. Participants can live in the
housing facilities of the island of San Servolo, or arrange for
accommodation in the city of Venice.
Tuition fees are euro 1,000 (+22%VAT). Scholarships are available in
order to support tuition, travel, board and accommodation expenses.
Thanks to the generosity of the Getty Foundation.