Seminar THE VISUAL IMAGE - a lecture by Regine Stein

Seminar THE VISUAL IMAGE - a lecture by Regine Stein






Topic: Standards for documenting works of art

Presentation and workshop




Lecturer: Regine Stein

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Irina Genova





15 May, 11:00 a.m.

UniArt Gallery




11:00 a.m.00:30 p.m.  Introduction to LIDO (Lightweight Information Describing Objects)

2:30—4:10 p.mTraining workshop on LIDO




Regine Stein is Head of Information Technology at “Deutsches Dokumentationszentrum für Kunstgeschichte – Bildarchiv Foto Marburg“, the German Documentation Center for Art History and one of the largest image archives on European art and architecture. Graduated in mathematics, Regine has been developing software tools for museums of various kinds and is specialised in data mapping and merging from all kinds of source databases, as well as implementing RDF/XML-based export facilities as they are used for the Linked Open Data approach. She has been actively involved for over 10 years in standardization work for the museum community on German and international level, together with the German Museum Association, ICOM-CIDOC, and other stakeholders. Regine provides leadership for the development and implementation of LIDO, the CIDOC-CRM based metadata standard for contributing cultural heritage information to portals, from its beginnings in 2006 through the ATHENA project to its centralization within CIDOC



Regine Stein’s lecture is organized in partnership with Goethe-Institut – Sofia




Seminar topic for 2013 / 2014 academic year:

The art museum today and its audiences