Digital Curation: Visual History of the Holocaust

Released at Thursday, 02.08.2018

A groundbreaking international research project will utilize digital technologies to analyze and re-interpret filmic representations of the Holocaust.

Vienna, August 2, 2018. How do you digitally curate filmic records that bear witness to the darkest chapter in recent European history? The Holocaust has been a central reference point for European history and a ‘negative founding myth’ of European integration. Now that digital technologies and the internet have profoundly transformed our concepts of history and visual evidence the question of its representation becomes more pertinent. A consortium consisting of 13 Austrian, German, Israeli and French research institutions, museums, memorial sites and technology developers together with American partners will develop models and applications to respond to this challenge.

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