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A Sanborn map annotated to show the locations where Black people worked and lived in early-twentieth-century Raleigh. Map Credit: Paloma Rodney

Kress Foundation Interview Highlights Digital Research & Master’s Program

In an April 2024 conversation with the Kress Foundation’s Shea Spiller, DAHVC Lab director Paul Jaskot described how the lab works, our focus, key projects developed through the lab, and how our work has informed the MA in Digital Art History program.

Spring 2024 Courses

Historical & Cultural Visualization Proseminar 2

Historical & Cultural Visualization Proseminar 2

Core studio practice-based course for advanced computational methods; emphasis on development of individual artistic and/or digital research practice through prototyping and critique. Introduction to key…

Creative Cartography

Creative Cartography

Students learn how maps and map-making has always existed in a contentious position between art & science, culture & nature. Course combines discussion of readings…

Digital Durham

Digital Durham

Representing Durham past and present with digital media. Digitize historical and cultural materials, research in archives and public records and present information through various forms…

Painting of a white man sitting with books and a door behind him. Superimposed: Dictionary of Art Historians. Image Credit: Lee Sorensen

Dictionary of Art Historians Hear from Dictionary co-PIs Lee Sorensen and Hannah Jacobs about the history of the project. The Dictionary of Art Historians started as a long-standing…

3D model of the Nazi architectural plan for Krakow. Model created by Davide Contiero

Mapping Occupied Krakow

As is well known, Krakow became a key location within the National Socialist plan for military expansion and the implementation of genocide in Eastern Europe…

Digitally annotated medieval city view. Image credit: Edward Triplett


The primary goal of the Sandcastle project is to enable researchers to visualize non-Cartesian, premodern images of places in a comparative environment that resembles the…

Hypothetical floor plan for a setting in The Case of Charles Dexter Ward. Image credit: Victoria Szabo & Cosimo Monteleone

Visualizing Lovecraft’s Providence

This project explores the use of historical and cultural visualization techniques to instantiate the imagined Providence, Rhode Island of author H.P. Lovecraft. H.P. Lovecraft famously…


Lab Calendar

Nothing from May 13, 2024 to May 20, 2024.