Book on »Training the Archive« to be published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther & Franz König

The book »Training the Archive« summarizes our discourse during the research process. It consists of several contents: transcripts of interviews conducted with experts, a collection of materials, and texts written especially for the volume.

Publication date: January 2024
Published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther und Franz König, Cologne

ISBN: 978-3-7533-0566-0

Edited by: Inke Arns, Eva Birkenstock, Dominik Bönisch, Francis Hunger

With contributions by: Inke Arns, Hannes Bajohr, Eva Birkenstock, Dominik Bönisch, Nick Couldry, Elisa Giardina Papa, Adam Harvey, Mar Hicks, Mél Hogan, Francis Hunger, Moritz Ibing, Maya Indira Ganesh, Leif Kobbelt, Isaak Lim, Ulises Mejias, Matteo Pasquinelli, Gabriel Pereira, Anna Ridler, Alexa Steinbrück, Giulia Taurino and Magda Tyżlik-Carver

Size: 28 x 19,5 cm
Pages: 216
Binding: Softcover, open spine
Languages: English, German
Design: Off Office

Available in the König bookshops and in the stores of the Ludwig Forum Aachen and the HMKV Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund.

»Training the Archive« (2020–2023) is a research project that explores the possibilities and risks of AI in relation to the automated structuring of museum collection data to support curatorial practice and artistic production.

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