All posts filed under: Digital

Bruegel and Bosch

Gardens of online delights: live-streaming Bruegel and Bosch

Dr Alex Marraccini, a researcher with the Bilderfahrzeuge Project exploring Aby Warburg’s legacy, is hosting a series of weekly online art history seminars on live-streaming service Twitch – this week, she explores two iconic paintings by Hieronymus Bosch and Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Dr Elizabeth Dearnley caught up with her to find out more.

Biography

Can a short life be a good life? Brevity in historical biography

‘Flash Histories’, a recent symposium at the University of Bristol, brought together historians, creative writers and heritage professionals to explore short-form history. Topics included history as poetry, museum labelling, and the value of brief lives in an age of blockbuster biography, which was the focus of a presentation by Dr Philip Carter, head of digital […]