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20170041_0075
© Claire-Lise HAVET/Musée du Louvre-Lens/IKONIKAT/CNRS Photothèque

Utilisation par des visiteurs de l'application Ikonikat au musée du Louvre-Lens

Reference

20170041_0075

Production year

2017

Max. size

23.98 x 35.9 cm / 300 dpi

Caption

Visitors using the Ikonikat (Ikonik Analysis Toolkit) app. Here, the visitors are in front of the painting "The Peasant Family" by Louis Le Nain (circa 1642) at the Le Nain Mystery exhibition at the Louvre-Lens Museum. They are using their tablets to mark the areas of the artwork they think are the most significant. The app, a tool for the visual analysis of artworks, is aimed at the general public as well as experts. Both a research tool and a cultural mediation tool, it aids understanding of how visitors respond to artworks according to their sociological profile (age, level of education, etc.). Ikonikat forms part of the VISUALL-tek project, a library of tools that enables the collective examination of images. These apps are the result of an interdisciplinary dialogue between social science researchers and computer scientists specialising in human-machine interaction.

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CNRS Institute(s)

Regional office(s)

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