ArtMaps: A Technology for Looking at Tate’s Collection

Giannachi, Gabriella; Sinker, Rebecca; Stack, John; Locatelli, Cristina; Carletti, Laura; Price, Dominic; McAuley, Derek; Coughlan, Tim and Benford, Steve (2015). ArtMaps: A Technology for Looking at Tate’s Collection. Leonardo



This article presents ArtMaps, a crowdsourcing web-based app for desktop and mobile use that allows users to locate, move and annotate artworks in the Tate collection in relation to one or more sets of locations. Here the authors show that ArtMaps extends the ‘space’ of the museum and facilitates a new, pluriperspectival, way of looking at art.

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  • Item ORO ID
  • 43445
  • Item Type
  • Journal Item
  • ISSN
  • 1530-9282
  • Project Funding Details
  • Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
    Horizon Digital Economy Research HubEPGO658021/1RCUK
  • Keywords
  • Art, Galleries, Crowdsourcing, Mobile, Learning
  • Academic Unit or School
  • Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
  • Copyright Holders
  • © 2015 ISAST.
  • Depositing User
  • Tim Coughlan