Documentation

The digitisation of Paul Steinberg’s murals ‘The Americans’ (1958)  [ Case study ]

The digitisation of Paul Steinberg’s murals ‘The Americans’ (1958) Authors: Lies Van de Cappelle & Katrien De Geest (the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium – Digital Museum)

A huge amount of the works on paper that are collected within the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (RMFAB) were digitised during the DCA project. The ultimate goal was to record most of the works on paper that were created after 1945. Each work…
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The digitisation of ‘Vergadertafel’ (Axel and Helena van der Kraan, 1976)  [ Case study ]

The digitisation of ‘Vergadertafel’ (Axel and Helena van der Kraan, 1976) Author: Esmee Postma (Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen)
Peer reviewer: Rony Vissers (PACKED vzw)

This case study deals with the artwork ‘Vergadertafel’ (Conference table), created in 1976 by the Dutch artist couple Axel and Helena van der Kraan. Within the framework of the DCA project this artwork has been professionally photographed, digitised and documented in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s collection management system TMS.1 During the…
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The digitisation and restoration of the film ‘Office Baroque, a project by Gordon Matta-Clark’  [ Case study ]

The digitisation and restoration of the film ‘Office Baroque, a project by Gordon Matta-Clark’ Author: Sofie Ruysseveldt (Argos, Centrum voor Kunst en Media)
Peer reviewers: Emanuel Lorrain (PACKED vzw) and Rony Vissers (PACKED vzw)

This case study looks at the preservation of the art history documentary Office Baroque, a project by Gordon Matta-Clark by Cherica Convents and Roger Steylaerts, about the realisation of the eponymous work by the American artist Gordon Matta-Clark in Antwerp in 1977. The original reversal…
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The digitisation of media artworks by Elsa Stansfield and Madelon Hooykaas  [ Case study ]

The digitisation of media artworks by Elsa Stansfield and Madelon Hooykaas Author: Gaby Wijers (LIMA)
Peer reviewers: Emanuel Lorrain (PACKED vzw) and Rony Vissers (PACKED vzw)

Within the framework of the DCA project NIMk/LIMA has digitised over 500 artworks made between 1993 and 2005, including additional video artworks from media art pioneers from the Netherlands such as Nan Hoover, Servie Janssen and Stansfield/Hooykaas. Next to this, 1,500 media artworks from the collection have been made accessible online.…
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De digitalisering en restauratie van de film ‘Office Baroque, een project van Gordon Matta-Clark’  [ Case study ]

De digitalisering en restauratie van de film ‘Office Baroque, een project van Gordon Matta-Clark’ Auteur: Sofie Ruysseveldt (Argos, Centrum voor Kunst en Media)
Peer reviewers: Emanuel Lorrain (PACKED vzw) en Rony Vissers (PACKED vzw)

Deze case study behandelt de preservering van de kunsthistorische documentaire Office Baroque, een project van Gordon Matta-Clark van Cherica Convents en Roger Steylaerts over de realisatie van het gelijknamige werk door de Amerikaanse kunstenaar Gordon Matta-Clark in 1977 te Antwerpen. De originele omkeerfilmmontage en magnetische…
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The digitisation of twenty-five artist’s books by Antoni Tàpies  [ Case study ]

The digitisation of twenty-five artist’s books by Antoni Tàpies Author: Núria Solé Bardalet (Fundació Antoni Tàpies)
Peer reviewer: Rony Vissers (PACKED vzw)

Within the framework of the DCA project the Fundació Antoni Tàpies has digitised twenty-five artist’s books by the Spanish artist Antoni Tàpies (1923-2012). The main goal for the digitisation of the books is access.
The Fundació Antoni Tàpies faced three main challenges:
• how to reproduce the artist’s books…
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Digitising at Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art  [ Case study ]

Digitising at Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art The video by Thanasis Lightbridge allows us to follow the installation by Leda Papaconstantinou being taken out from storage and installed in order to be photographed and videorecorded for the DCA project. Leda Papaconstantinou (female) was born in Greece in 1945. She studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts (with Nikos Kessanlis) and Fine Arts at the Kent Institute of Arts and Design in England. In her career…
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Digitisation process at Listasafni Íslands / National Gallery of Iceland  [ Case study ]

Digitisation process at Listasafni Íslands / National Gallery of Iceland During a period of five months, the DCA partner National Gallery of Iceland created an open studio in one of their exhibition rooms. In this dedicated space museum visitors could follow the photographing of the works that have been selected to be digitised in the framework of the DCA project. Listasafn Íslands / National Gallery of Iceland is a small institution with limited housing, especially working and storage space. Therefore…
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