Pitoti. Digital Humanities at the Barbarian Rock-face: Proto-cinema and tribal modernism in the classical art of the ancient Alps

Dr. Frederick Baker of Cambridge University will present on his Pitoti project, Paleolithic rock carvings that he and his colleagues have studied with cameras under different lighting conditions. At different times of the day, they discovered that the carved figures are not static at all. Instead they seem to "move" and tell astonishing narratives. Dr. Baker is a senior researcher at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at Cambridge.

When 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Friday, September 18, 2015
Building School of Theology, 745 commonwealth avenue
Room 625
Contact Name Meghan Kelly
Phone 6173532427
Contact Email classics@bu.edu
Contact Organization Classics Department and the Boston University Center for the Humanities
Fees Free
Speakers Dr. Frederick Baker