Affiliation: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Sector: Library, Museum, Sciences, Research
Country: United States
Piotr Adamczyk has been exploring the possibilities for exchange between practices in the sciences and evaluation techniques from the arts. With a background in Mathematics and Computer Science, Piotr holds graduate degrees in Human Factors and Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Piotr has authored papers and organized workshops for Association for Computing Machinery and cultural heritage conferences centered on human-computer interaction, and served as a Program Committee member for ACM Creativity & Cognition in 2007 and 2009. His arts research includes residencies at the Banff New Media Institute and Medialab-Prado. Based in New York City, Piotr currently holds an analyst position with The Metropolitan Museum of Art and is an artist in residence at Eyebeam.
Analysis and visualization of the Getty Research Institute Provenance Index databases. Looking at patterns of hundreds of years of art sales data.
Served as the Metropolitan Museum of Art Google Art Project contact. Involved in securing rights and clearances for gallery spaces and high-res images. http://www.googleartproject.com/museums/met/
Museum Pipes - linking open data APIs and closed museum repositories using lightweight tools like Yahoo Pipes.
Prototyping Museum/Library collection dashboards External prototype.