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News (publications, exhibitions, awards)

Designing and Living Instagram Photography: Themes, Feeds, Sequences, Branding, Faces, Bodies - 4rd part of my book "Instagram and Contemporary Culture" released online - the new website for our lab launched in November 2016

What Makes Photo Cultures Different? - our paper proposing multiple methods for comparing large image datasets presented at ACM Multimedia 2016

Inequaligram: Measuring Social Media Inequality - our new project analyzes 7,442,454 Instagram images shared in Manhattan

Instagrammism and contemporary cultural identity - 3rd part of my book "Instagram and Contemporary Culture."

CA: The Journal of Cultural Analytics: is a new online peer review journal. First issue published in May 2016.

Meta-Morphologies of St. Petersburg - summer school and laboratory co-taught by Manovich. August 17-30, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Culture Analytics Institute at UCLA welcomes 115 speakers for 4 workshops.

Instagram and Contemporary Image - new book by Lev Manovich released online under CC license.

Article in Artforum (February 2016) about Data Traces exhibition co-curated by Lev Manovich in Fall 2015. Read the article here.

Alise Tifentale and Lev Manovich - new article about Instagram: Competitive Photography and the Presentation of the Self (2016)

Manovich's lecture slides slides "The Science of Culture?
 Theory and examples of computational cultural analysis using big image data."

On Broadway wins Silver Award in "Best Visualization Project of 2015" category in "Information Is Beautiful" competition.

List of our 2014-2015 projects, exhibitions, and publications: MoMA, New York Public Library, Google, and Twitter.

Project  2016