Crystal Ball Exercises: On Images & Imaging Christine L. Sundt College Art Association, Board of Directors October 8, 2004 firstname.lastname@example.org Enlightened, Terri Gold Designs, 96-450E Recognizing the “Dark Side” Time Management issues Costs Access & availability Copyright vs. licensing Truth and quality Assumptions & expectations Time Training/re-educating Capture and management Migration Digital-age add-ons (after-class reviews, email, chat sessions, web pages) Downtime Management issues Routine technology maintenance and upgrades Classroom support Image resource development and maintenance Migration and preservation [DAMS] Costs Software, hardware, training/re-training Facility retrofitting Image file storage and management Updates and migrations Staff retention and just compensation Access & availability Data management Standards for interoperability Online resources Licensed images Local resources (Scholar‟s Bank, Digital Collections) Data Management! Access & availability Data management Standards for interoperability Online resources Licensed images Local resources (Scholar‟s Bank, Digital Collections) Egyptian. New Kingdom 18D. Queen Nofrete. c.1365 BC. Work Type: sculpture STANDARDS!! Visual Documentation Type: black-and- Title: Queen Nefertiti AAT Measurements: height: 50 cm Terms white slide Material: limestone Visual Doc. Format:Cibachrome (TM) Technique: sculpting Visual Doc. Measurements: 35 mm VRA Core painted limestone; h:19 5/8 in. Creator: Tuthmosis (Egyptian master Berlin, Staatliche Museen Visual Doc. Measurements: 2 x 2 inches (Metadata) sculptor, 14th cen. BCE) Visual Doc. Date: 1984 Role: sculptor ULAN Visual Doc. Owner: Mahon University Creator Name Nationality/Culture: Egyptian Date: Department Fine Artsca. 1340 BCE Slide Library Visual Doc. No.: A84-766 Repository Name: Staatliche Musen zu Visual Doc. View Description: profile, Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Agyptisches Museen, Berlin right side TGN Repository Place: Berlin, Germany Place Name Visual Doc. Subject: woman, Egyptian, Repository Number: 21-300 portraiture, court of Akhenaten, Queen .Original Site: Tell el-Amarna, Egypt Queen Nefertiti. c.1340 BCE. Nefertiti, Queen Nofretete Style/Period: New Kingdom, Eighteenth (18th Dynasty, New Kingdom), Visual Doc. Source: Stevenson Smith, S., Dynasty from Amarna. painted limestone; Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt, ICONCLASSwoman, Egyptian, portraiture, Subject: h:50 cm. Berlin, Egyptian New Haven: Yale U. Press, 1958 court of Akhenaten, Queen Nefertiti, Queen Museum (Inv. 21-300). Nofretete / ICONCLASS: 61B2(Nefertiti), 61B(+52) Access & availability Data management Standards for interoperability Online resources Licensed images Local resources (Scholar’s Bank, Digital Collections) Copyright vs. licensing Copyright: The conundrum Public domain held hostage by a „thin copyright‟ Fair use fear Copyright clearance overuse The K-12 „cut & paste‟ curriculum (so why are we shocked by Napster?) Copyright vs. licensing Licenses: The reality Public domain held hostage by contracts and licenses Fair use absence Negotiation and agreement out of our hands and jurisdiction No guarantee that assets will remain available “Join AMICO The Art Museum Note: AMICO is no longer Image Consortium (AMICO) is a not for of institutions members. profit association accepting newwith collections of art, that These enable educational use have come together topages are maintained of the for of their collections. digital documentation historical reasons.” Together, AMICO http://www.amico.org/join.html Members are building a joint digital library that is available to universities and colleges, public libraries, and kindergarten through 12th grade schools. Truth and quality http://pc- http://www.paris.org/Musees/Louvre/T serv.mt.luth.se/MTM033/nih_image reasures/gifs/Mona_Lisa.jpg /Bilder/Mona_Lisa.GIF Quality Should art & art history be sacrificed to PowerPoint? Why not display the original high quality image instead of a reduction of it? Why not: Irfanview (PC) (It’s free!) or Iview (Mac & PC)? Assumptions & expectations (a.k.a. untested assumptions & wild expectations) Digital is easier than analog Learning is better with digital tools We will never have to reinvent the wheel again! Everything we need is on the web Coping with the “Dark Side” CAA‟s to-do & wish list Listening & hearing Opportunities Advocacy Collaboration Good practices, early training So, Madame Mona, tell us what you Imaging Decisions see in your crystal ball for us today? Slides? Both? $$$? Digital?