Centralization and Agency in Crowdsourced Digital Art Projects

Jana Fredricks | July 2018

As digital crowdsourced art continues as a mode of art making, it is necessary to developed an understanding of which features of digital arts programming are crucial in the engagement of digital audiences. The following analysis of four digital art projects focuses on the participatory, rather than the interactive, specifically projects wherein audiences become artists by participating in the creation of  a piece of art by making one or more creative contributions.  Perhaps not surprising, agency and control were identified as significant to participation. 

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Creating Online Exhibitions and Research Tools

Graciela Kahn | June 2014

Virtual exhibitions and searchable repositories allow today's art museums to make their collections accessible to a broader audience than ever before. This paper provides an overview of current online exhibition and research tool practices for managers of art museums that are looking to improve their online presence. Includes recommendations from Museums and the Web, the American Library Association, and the Webby Awards.

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Virtual Gallery Software Review

Technology in the Arts | October 2009

To assist artists and arts organizations interested in creating 3D virtual exhibitions, Technology in the Arts (forerunner of AMTLab) released this report comparing existing software systems designed to meet the needs of artists and art galleries. This research was initiated by the CUE Art Foundation, which sought to find an existing software system that will allow artists to create and display virtual exhibitions easily.

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