Team

Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel

Prof. Dr. Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel

Full Professor, Head of "Visual Contagions"

University of Geneva

beatrice.joyeux-prunel@unige.ch

 

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Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel is Full Professor on the new chair in Digital Humanities at the university of Geneva. She studied in France at the university Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, and at the Ecole normale supérieure (ENS), in history, philosophy, and social sciences. From 2007 to 2019 she was Associate Professor (maître de conferences) in modern and contemporary art at the École normale supérieure in Paris (ENS, PSL), where she taught modern and contemporary art history and the digital humanities.

Since Automn 2019 she has led at the ENS the Jean Monnet Excellence Center IMAGO, for the study and teaching on visual globalization and European visual convergences, fund by the European Commission (www.imago.ens.fr). IMAGO is part of a bigger project, VISUAL CONTAGIONS, that uses computer vision to trace the global circulation of images in the 20th century, and that is fund by the Swiss Research Fund in 2021-2024.

More information on Prof. Joyeux-Prunel : Personal Page on dh.unige.ch.

 

Nicola Carboni 

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Nicola Carboni

Post-Doc Researcher

University of Geneva

nicola.carboni@unige.ch

 

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Nicola Carboni is a Postdoc researcher in the Visual Contagion project at the University of Geneva. Previously, he used to be Research Fellow for the Swiss Art Research Infrastructure at the University of Zurich. He obtained a PhD in engineering from NTUA and CNRS where he also had a Marie Curie scholarship in the MAP laboratory. His doctorate thesis was on the representation of the knowledge of the 2D/3D visual heritage. Additionally he used to be a Digital Humanities Fellowship at Villa I Tatti - University of Harvard, and holds an Erasmus Mundus MA scholarship in digital library as well as a bachelor in science of inheritance of the University of Pisa.

Currently, he works in the visual circulation, digital iconography, the relationship between liturgy and the visual, the social biais in digital cultural collections as well as more formal semantic models and relationships (semantic patterns, ontological description, social phenomenon).

Anna Scius-Bertrand

Anna Scius-Bertrand

Teacher and Developer

HES-SO Fribourg

anna.scius-bertrand@hefr.ch

 

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Anna Scius-Bertrand coordinates artificial vision workshops: processing Visual Contagion’s outputs, image manipulation (via their .json manifest, metadata or the image itself), analysis and visualization of images in circulation. Anna Scius-Bertrand is a scientific collaborator at Fribourg’s HES-SO and doctorate in artificial vision at the EPHE-PSL of Paris. Additionally, she teaches classes on processing digital images within the framework of the IMAGINE program of the University of Geneva.

Cédric Viaccoz

Cédric Viaccoz

Engineer Developer

University of Geneva

cedric.viaccoz@unige.ch

 

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Simon Gabay

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Simon Gabay

Maître Assistant

University of Geneva

simon.gabay@unige.chh

 

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Après des études à Paris IV-Sorbonne et St Andrews, Simon Gabay part écrire sa thèse de doctorat en philologie latine à l'université d'Amsterdam (UvA) sur l'histoire de l'acteur au Moyen Âge. Pour son post-doctorat, il oriente ses recherches en philologie computationnelle dans le cadre d'un projet FNS sur les manuscrits de Madame de Sévigné à l'université de Neuchâtel, où il enseigne les humanités numériques. En 2020, il rejoint l'université de Genève auprès de la chaire de Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel comme Maître-assistant, où il dirige deux projets: E-ditiones: corpus et outils pour l'étude du français classique. [https://github.com/e-ditiones] Katabase: base de données des manuscrits en circulation sur le marché privé. [https://github.com/katabase] Ses principaux domaines de recherche sont la philologie française moderne, l'histoire de la philologie, la littérature classique, le traitement automatique des langues, la reconnaissance optique de caractères. Ses publications accessibles gratuitement en ligne sont disponibles sur HAL.

Claire Jahan

Claire Jahan

Intern

École Nationale des Chartes

claire.jahan@chartes.psl.eu

 

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Claire Jahan is currently completing a Master’s degree in “Digital Technologies applied to History” at Ecole National des Chartes. She hold a Bachelor degree in History and a Master’s degree in Medieval History from Paris 4 Sorbonne university. Her field of study consisted of the relationship between the nuns of Angers and the rest of the clerical and secular community of the 12th and 13th centuries, specifically looking at the Sainte-Marie d’Angers cartulary.

Within this project, Claire is in charge of the preparation of segmentation models as well as the Optical character recognition of 17th century prints in order to identify their authors. Her internship is financed by the IMAGO center (european budget).

Adrien Jeanrenaud

Adrien Jeanrenaud

PhD Candidate

École Nationale des Chartes

adrien.jeanrenaud@

chartes.psl.eu

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After studying Art History and Film History and Aesthetics between the University of Lausanne et Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Adrien Jeanrenaud continued his studies in the Master «Digital Humanities» at the École Nationale des Chartes. His current research focuses on media and status of image in the age of social networks, their place in visual culture and their impact on the process of globalisation.

Barbara Topalov

Barbara Topalov

PhD Candidate

University of Geneva

barbara.topalov@unige.ch

 

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Barbara Topalov has joined the "Visual Contagions" project while working on her Ph.D. thesis under the supervision of Prof. Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel at the University of Geneva. She is studying the global circulation of vocabularies and visual grammars of social mobilization posters from 1917 to 1989, and the relationship between the worlds of production of these posters and the worlds of art. She holds a master's degree in Art History from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), where she worked at a typology of temporary exhibition catalogs of living artists, in France, from its invention with the livret de Salon (late 18th century) to contemporary catalogs, called "beaux livres". She also obtained a master degree at the Ecole du Louvre, Documentation and Digital Humanities course, for which she wrote a thesis on the "Artl@s" project.

Thomas Gauffroy-Naudin

Thomas Gauffroy-Naudin

Research Assistant

University of Geneva

thomas.gauffoy-naudin@unige.ch

 

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Thomas Gauffroy-Naudin is currently completing his Master’s degree in English Language and Literature at the University of Geneva and works on the “Visual Contagions” project as a Research Auxiliary. He studied Art History and English Literature while completing his Bachelor’s degree between 2017 and 2020 at the University of Geneva. During this course, he was initiated to Digital Humanities through the “Postdigital” seminar series as well as the “Artl@s” seminar for which he transcribed the 1963 São Paulo Biennial’s exhibition catalog to the BasArt platform.

Céline Belina

Céline Belina

Research Assistant

University of Geneva

celina.belina@unige.ch

 

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Céline Belina is a student in the Master of Transnational History in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Geneva and in the Executive Master in Art Market Studies in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Zurich. In January 2021, she joined the Visual Contagion project as a research and teaching assistant. During her Bachelor's degree at the University of Geneva, she was introduced to the Digital Humanities through the introductory course as well as several seminars, including one on Postdigital and on Cultural Globalisation through the Digital Lens. In this context, she had the opportunity to contribute to the catalogue of the 1951 Hispano-American Biennial in Madrid, which was the first sign of the Franco regime's openness to "modernity”.

Juliette Janes

Juliette Janes

Intern

École Nationale des Chartes

juliette.janes@

chartes.psl.eu

 

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Juliette Janes is a master’s degree in « Technologies numériques appliquées à l’histoire » at the École nationale des Chartes. She received a double bachelor’s degree in Science, specialising in Geology, and History at Sorbonne University in 2019. Following this diploma, she attended for one year Digital Humanities’ degree of the Ecole nationale des Chartes, during which she worked on history of technics and environmental history. In the project Visual Contagions, Juliette Janes is in charge with the finalisation of the pipeline transforming PDF documents into XML-TEI and its online hosting.

Ljudmila Petkovic

Ljudmila Petkovic

Intern

University of Geneva

Ljudmila.Petkovic@

etu.unige.ch

 

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Ljudmila Petkovic holds two masters from the University of Belgrade, Serbia: one in the Language, Literature and Culture, and the second in the Social Sciences and Computing. Currently, she is completing her Certificate of specialisation in Linguistics (Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities at the University of Geneva), and, at the same time, within the Visual Contagions project, she is charged with the semi-automatic production of data (exhibition catalogues) in CSV format, from the OCR-XML-TEI-CSV processing chain, which will then be integrated into the BasArt database.

Cours Transversal sur le Numérique: Group 6

Cours Transversal sur le Numérique: Group 6

Students

Université de Geneve

Cours Comprendre le Numérique

 

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Sofiane Alloun, Maria Barchenko, Pavel Baruzdin, Céline Belina, Ivana Galic, Angelica Klaus, Rebeka Mali, Nastassia Merlino, Ana Cecilia Reques Araujo, Leah Teague spent the Spring Semester of Year 2021 on the Visual Contagions Project. Their challenge: Propose solutions to track the circulation of images - test these solutions on a first corpus, and think about the best possible visualization for the project. Bet held. Referent teacher – Professeure Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel Assistent – Mme Anna Scius-Bertrand

Paris Science Lettre Students

Digital Humanities Meet Artificial Intelligence: Group 3

Students

Université Paris Sciences Lettres

PSL 2021 Intensive Week

 

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10 students from PSL University, half specialists in computer science, half in humanities, worked on a project proposed by Visual Contagions, in the framework of the collaboration between UNIGE, the IMAGO Center at ENS Paris and the DHAI seminar. Their challenge: to automatically retrieve the publication dates of thousands of magazine covers (Time, Life, Elle and National Geographic). The group took the opportunity to study globalization through the lens of Elle covers - a globalization that is less and less open to ethnic, cultural and generational diversity...
Referent teacher – Professeure Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel
Assistent – Adrien Jeanrenaud

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