Department of Digital Humanities contributes to world-leading research on data/AI as part of new UKRI National Research Centre on Privacy, Harm Reduction and Adversarial Influence Online

The Department of Digital Humanities is bringing its world-leading research on the social and political dimensions of data and AI to a newly established national Research Centre on Privacy, Harm Reduction and Adversarial Influence Online (REPHRAIN). The centre brings together more than 50 leading academics with industry, non-profit, government, law, regulation and international research centre […]

Podcast Live on New Research Project – COVID-19’s Effect on Digital Interaction & Health Management

Dr Rachael Kent, Teaching Fellow in Digital Media and Culture of Department of Digital Humanities has launched a timely empirical research project exploring how people are using digital technology during COVID-19 lockdown and isolation. In particular, how it is shifting social interactions and health practices in everyday life. Rachael was recently a guest on The […]

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 […]

Curating expertise: Towards an Interdisciplinary Museums Studies Research Agenda at KCL

There has recently been much interest and attention within King’s College London to the field of museum studies. This is hardly surprising: the university sits within one of the richest and most diverse cultural cities in the world, surrounded by gems such as the British Museum, the National Gallery, the V&A, the Soane Museum and […]

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), […]

Project | Distant Reading across Languages (DRaL)

Supported by the Department of Digital Humanities (DDH) at King’s College London, Distant Reading across Languages (DRaL) is a collaborative project between DDH and KDL with a interdisciplinary team, including experts from research software engineering, UI/UX design, computational linguistics, and literary studies. The objective of the project is to experiment with the methods of distant […]

Project | Reframing Art: Opening up Art Dealers’ Archives to Multi-Disciplinary Research

“Reframing Art: Opening up Art Dealers’ Archives to Multi-Disciplinary Research” is centred on a collaboration between the Department of Digital Humanities and King’s Digital Lab at King’s College London and the National Gallery, London, funded by the Cultural Institute at King’s. King’s lead researcher: Stuart Dunn Associated organisations: National Gallery, London, the Getty Foundation, King’s […]

Project | Technologically Fabricated Intimacy

Blending research-­focused and performance-­driven critique, the project addresses the implications of hyper-­connectivity in intimate relations by looking at the mechanics of blockchain technologies applied to dating cultures. Dr Alessandro Gandini  – academic lead Marija Bozinovska Jones  – artistic lead Technologically Fabricated Intimacy – dating apps, gamification and blockchain technologies is a collaboration between King’s College London’s Department of […]