Student project to digitise University Turner engraving featured on Tate blog 

FAC 01953 ExeterEarlier this year, first year students researched and made a digital map of a JMW Turner engraving of Exeter in the University’s fine art collection.

 

This project has been reported in the Tate blog: http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/blogs/art-maps-digital-futures-grand-challenge

 

The project, focusing on digital archives, was carried out as part of Grand Challenges, an initiative which gives interdisciplinary groups of first year students the opportunity to work together to research and address some of the World’s most pressing issues. A huge issue for the future is the creation and use of digital information.

The result of this project can be seen on the Arts and Culture website: http://www.artsandcultureexeter.co.uk/j-m-w-turner

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