Vorsprung durch Technik:Multi-display learning spaces and art-historical method

Bligh, Brett and Lorenz, Katharina (2020) Vorsprung durch Technik:Multi-display learning spaces and art-historical method. In: Culture, Technology and the Image. Intellect, Bristol, pp. 72-86. ISBN 9781789381115

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This chapter considers the potential of multi-display learning spaces for mediating art-historical discourse in the context of visual culture studies and postmodern iconology. The discussion examines contemporary 'display ecologies' and their use for knowledge production and presents a comparison to lantern-slide projection and other historical display techniques; it probes the relevance of technological tools for presenting, analyzing and interpreting and their affordances regarding audience participation and construction of a shared analytical experience based on valuing and nurturing multiple perspectives. The discussion is based on an investigation into the use of presentation technologies in ancient art-historical graduate education and emphasizes how technological mediation, analytical method and knowledge production are closely intertwined within disciplinary practice.

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