Public Seminar Series: Walking with GPS and Digital Place; Transparency and Managed Visibilities; Platforms and Cultural Production; and Data/Infrastructures in Cities and Forests

We’re delighted to announce the schedule of public seminars for this semester organised by the Department of Digital Humanities: Walking with GPS, Personal Cartographies and Digital Place with Jeremy Wood (artist), Cristina Goldschmidt Kiminami (KCL), Claire Reddleman (KCL) and Stuart Dunn (KCL), Wed 12 February 2020, 6-8pm. https://gps-digital-place.eventbrite.co.uk The Digital Prism: Transparency and Managed Visibilities […]

New Article: “‘We only have 12 years’: YouTube and the IPCC report on global warming of 1.5ºC” in First Monday

Liliana Bounegru, Lecturer in Digital Methods in the Department of Digital Humanities has just published a new article titled “’We only have 12 years: YouTube and the IPCC report on global warming of 1.5ºC” in First Monday co-authored with Kari De Pryck (University of Geneva / University of Cambridge), Tommaso Venturini (CNRS) and Michele Mauri […]

Call for PhD scholarship applications ‘Creative AI as a medium in artistic and curatorial practice’

We are excited to announce a PhD scholarship for research into creative AI in artistic and curatorial practice in collaboration with the Serpentine Gallery funded by LAHP. We welcome applicants from the field of new media studies, art and gallery studies, science and technology studies, scholarship and professional practice in visual and media arts and […]

New Article: “‘Fake News’ as Infrastructural Uncanny”, New Media & Society

An article on “‘Fake news’ as infrastructural uncanny” co-authored by Lecturers at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London – Jonathan Gray and Liliana Bounegru – along with Tommaso Venturini (also a former Lecturer at the department) has just been published in New Media & Society. It builds on work that they co-investigated on the […]

Welcome to Kat Braybrooke, visiting researcher at the Department of Digital Humanities ✨

We are delighted to announce that Kat Braybrooke will be joining us as a visiting researcher at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. During her stay, she will build on the findings of her doctoral research on the power relations of “makerspaces” in cultural institutions by exploring local community projects that harness digital creativity to […]

Project | Creative AI: Neural Networks at the Gallery

Contemporary art institutions, much like cultural heritage museums around the world, face a process of deep transformation through digitalisation, except that for contemporary art institutions such a process ventures into the material foundations of the artworks themselves: digital technology has become a creative medium for artists, while most recently, Artificial Intelligence, especially machine learning (ML), […]

Free workshop: “€uro-Vision: Monstrification between Extraction and Border”

Dr Btihaj Ajana, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Digital Humanities, is involved in an upcoming workshop on “”€uro-Vision: Monstrification between Extraction and Border”. The workshop is free and open to all, supported by Arts Catalyst, a nonprofit contemporary arts organisation that commissions and produces trans-disciplinary art and research. Their goal is to “activate new […]

Department of Digital Humanities supports open source Raw Graphs visualisation tool 📊🎨

We’re happy to announce that the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London is supporting the free and open source RAWGraphs tool as a “gold sponsor”. Described as the “missing link between spreadsheets and data visualization”, RAWGraphs was initiated at the award-winning DensityDesign Lab in Milan, and is widely used by a wide variety […]

Welcome to new Lecturers at the Department of Digital Humanities! ✨

A warm welcome to our new Lecturers who have joined the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London this semester. We are pleased to welcome five Lecturers and three Academic Education Pathway (AEP) Lecturers: Sophie Bishop (Lecturer) Liliana Bounegru (Lecturer) Peter Chonka  (Lecturer) Ashwin Mathews (Lecturer) Feng Zhu (Lecturer) Samuel Moore (AEP Lecturer) Daniel Nemenyi (AEP Lecturer) Photini […]

Slides from “Happy Packet Switching: 50 Years of Internet”, 6th November 2019

To commemorate the Internet’s 50th birthday, the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London recently hosted an event on “Happy Packet Switching: 50 Years of Internet” with a series of short talks from researchers in the department. You can now find all of the slides here: https://kingsddh.gitlab.io/happy-packet-switching/ Video: The History of ARPANET Dr Stuart […]