by Lozana Rossenova


Selected resources from the reports, organized by topic

ArtBase History

Connor, M. (2016) Interview, in Hoare, N. et al. (eds) The New Curator, London: Laurence King.

Connor, M. (2019) Net Art’s Material: The Making an Anthology, in: Connor, M., Dean, A., and Espenschied, D. (eds.) The Art Happens Here: Net Art Anthology. Rhizome, pp. 5–12.

Graham, B. (2014) Self-collection, Self-exhibitions? Rhizome and the New Museum, in Graham, B. (ed.) New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art. Farnham, Surrey, England; Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate. pp. 97–110.

Daniels, D. (2009) Reverse engineering modernism with the last avant-garde, in Daniels, D. & Reisinger, G. (eds). Net pioneers 1.0: Contextualizing early net-based art. Berlin: Sternberg Press. pp. 15–64.

Dekker, A., (2014) Enabling the Future, or How to Survive FOREVER: A study of networks, processes and ambiguity in net art and the need for an expanded practice of conservation, PhD dissertation, Goldsmiths, University of London.

Depocas, A., Ippolito, J., & Jones, C. (2003) Permanence Through Change: The Variable Media Approach, New York; Montreal: Guggenheim Museum; Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology.

Durón, M. (2016) A Net Art Pioneer Evolves With the Digital Age: Rhizome Turns 20. ARTnews. [Available here] [Accessed 28 Aug 2019]

Espenschied, D. and Cerf, V. (2017) Preservation by accident is not a plan: Vint Cerf and Dragan Espenschied in conversation. [Available here] [Accessed 31 May 2017]

Fauconnier, S. (2018) Many faces of Wikibase: Rhizome’s archive of born-digital art and digital preservation – interview with Dragan Espenschied, Lyndsey Moulds, Lozana Rossenova. Wikimedia blog, 6 Sept 2018 [Available here] [Accessed 28 Aug 2019]

Fino-Radin, B. (2011) Digital Preservation Practices and The Rhizome ArtBase. [Available here] [Accessed 24 Feb 2017]

Jones, C., (2006) Conversation with Rhizome: conversation between Rhizome’s Lauren Cornell, Marisa Olson, and Francis Hwang, with Caitlin Jones and Galen Joseph Hunter. 3 Jan, 2006 [Available here] [Accessed 23 May 2017]

McKeehan, M. (2016) Born-Digital Preservation in the Rhizome ArtBase. New York: National Digital Stewardship Residency. [Available here] [Accessed 24 Feb 2017]

Owens, T. (2012) ArtBase and the Conservation and Exhibition of Born Digital Art: An Interview with Ben Fino-Radin. The Signal, 1 May 2012 [Available here] [Accessed 23 May 2017]

Ptak, L. (2010) Interview with Mark Tribe. [Available here] [Accessed 23 May 2017]

Rhizome Cloned Object Agreement. [Available here] [Accessed 23 May 2017]

Rinehart, R. (2002) Preserving the Rhizome ArtBase. [Available here] [Accessed 23 May 2017]

Smith, W. (2008) Challenges for the cataloging of new media art. [Available here] [Accessed 23 May 2017]

User Research

Boag, P. (2018) Visualising your user research – are personas the answer? Boagworks Blog, [Available here] [Accessed on 14.01.2019]

Cade. (2018) On weaponised design. Tactical Tech: Our data ourselves. [Available here] [Accessed on 14.01.2019]

Cooper, A., Reimann, R., Cronin, D., and Noessel, C. (2014) About face: The essentials of interaction design. Indianapolis: Wiley.

Government Digital Service. (2016) Writing user stories. Service manual. [Available here] [Accessed on 14.01.2019]

Government Digital Service. (2017) User research. Service manual. [Available here] [Accessed on 14.01.2019]

Lialina, O. (2012) Turing complete user. [Available here] [Accessed on 14.01.2019]

Oudshoorn, N. and Pinch, T. (2003) How users matter: The co-construction of users and technology. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Roberts, S. (2017) The UX-ification of research. Stripe Partners. [Available here] [Accessed on 14.01.2019]

Vermeeren, A., Roto, V. and Väänänen, K. (2016) Design-inclusive UX research: design as a part of doing user experience research. Behaviour & Information Technolog, 35:1, pp.21–37. DOI: 10.1080/0144929X.2015.1081292

Design Landscape

Bates, M. J. (2007) What is browsing - Really? A model drawing from behavioural science research, Information Research, 12 (4), pp. 1–13.

Coburn, J. (2016) I don’t know what I’m looking for: Better understanding public usage and behaviours with Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums online collections, in: Proceedings of MW2016: Museums and the Web 2016, Los Angeles, CA, USA, April 6–9, 2016.

Dijkshoorn, C., Jongma, L., Aroyo, L., Ossenbruggen, J. Van and Schreiber, G. (2018) The Rijksmuseum Collection as Linked Data, Semantic Web – Interoperability, Usability, Applicability, 9 (2), pp. 221–230.

Dörk, M., Carpendale, S. and Williamson, C. (2011) The Information Flaneur: A Fresh Look at Information Seeking, in: Proceedings of CHI 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 7–12, 2011.

Dörk, M., Pietsch, C. and Credico, G. (2017) One view is not enough, Information Design Journal, 23 (1), pp. 39–47. DOI:10.1075/idj.23.1.06dor.

Drucker, J. (2013) Performative Materiality and Theoretical Approaches to Interface, Digital Humanities Quarterly, 7 (1). Available from:

Glinka, K., Pietsch, C. and Dörk, M. (2017) Past Visions and Reconciling Views: Visualizing Time , Texture and Themes in Cultural Collections, Digital Humanities Quarterly, 11 (2).

Greene, S., Marchionini, G., Plaisant, C. and Shneiderman, B. (2000) Previews and overviews in digital libraries: Designing surrogates to support visual information seeking, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 51 (4), pp. 380–393.

Hibberd, G. (2016) Metaphors for discovery: how interfaces shape our relationship with library collections, in: Proceedings of Digital Humanities Australasia 2014, Perth, Australia, March 18-21, 2014.

Hill, T., Charles, V., Stiller, J. and Isaac, A. (2016) Searching for Inspiration: User Needs and Search Architecture in Europeana Collections, in: Proceeings of ASIST 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 14-18, 2016.

Hinchcliffe, G. and Whitelaw, M. (2015) Colouring digital collections: Challenges and opportunities for the use of colour metadata in cultural collections, in: Proceedings of MWA2015: Museums and the Web Asia 2015, Melbourne, Australia, October 5-8, 2015.

Hogarty, S. B., Winesmith, K., Hrudka, M. and Schechter, B. (2015) Art + Data: Building the SFMOMA Collection API, in: Proceedings of MW2015: Museums and the Web 2015, Chicago, IL, USA, April 8-11, 2015.

Kräutli, F. (2016) Visualising Cultural Data: Exploring Digital Collections Through Timeline Visualisations. PhD Thesis, Royal College of Art.

Kreiseler, S., Brüggemann, V. and Dörk, M. (2017) Tracing exploratory modes in digital collections of museum Web sites using reverse information architecture, First Monday, 22 (4). [Available here] [Accessed 1 Dec 2018]

Oates, G. and Whitelaw, M. (2018) Making and Remaking Collections Online, Open Library of Humanities, 4 (1), pp. 1–22. DOI:

Ruecker, S., Radzikowska, M. and Sinclair, S. (2011) Visual interface design for digital cultural heritage: A guide to richprospect browsing. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate.

Sherratt, T. (2015) Seams and edges: Dreams of aggregation, access & discovery in a broken world, in: Proceedings of ALIA Online 2015, Sydney, Australia, February 3, 2015.

Stack, J. (2018) Exploring museum collections online: Some background reading, Science Museum Group Digital Lab. [Available here] [Accessed 1 Dec 2018]

Thornton, K., Cochrane, E., Ledoux, T., Caron, B. and Wilson, C. (2017) Modeling the Domain of Digital Preservation in Wikidata, in: Proceedings of iPRES’17, Kyoto, Japan, September 25–29, 2017.

Thornton, K., Seals-nutt, K., Cochrane, E. and Wilson, C. (2018) Wikidata for Digital Preservation, in: Proceedings of iPRES’18, Cambridge, MA, USA, September 24–27, 2018.

Vane, O. (2017) Exploring the Cooper Hewitt collection with timelines and tags, Cooper Hewitt Labs. [Available here] [Accessed 1 Dec 2018]

Vane, O. (2018) Visualising the Royal Photographic Society collection, V&A Blog. [Available here] [Accessed 1 Dec 2018]

Whitelaw, M. (2015) Escaping the Search Box: Contexts and Precedents for Generous Interfaces, Digital Humanities Quarterly, 9 (1). [Available here] [Accessed 1 Dec 2018]

Whitelaw, M. (2018) Mashups and Matters of Concern: Generative Approaches to Digital Collections, Open Library of Humanities, 4 (1), pp. 1–28. DOI:

Whitelaw, M. (2015) Representing Digital Collections, in: Carlin, D. and Vaughan, L. (eds.) Performing Digital: Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate, pp. 77–96.

Windhager, F., Federico, P., Glinka, K., Marian, D., Miksch, S. and Mayr, E. (2018) Visualization of Cultural Heritage Collection Data : State of the Art and Future Challenges, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. DOI:10.1109/TVCG.2018.2830759.

Windhager, F., Federico, P., Mayr, E., Schreder, G. and Smuc, M. (2016) A Review of Information Visualization Approaches and Interfaces to Digital Cultural Heritage Collections, in: Proceedings of the 9th Forum Media Technology 2016, St. Pölten, Austria, November 24 2016. pp. 74–81.

ArtBase Redesign

Drucker, J. (2013) Performative Materiality and Theoretical Approaches to Interface, Digital Humanities Quarterly, 7 (1). Available from: 1/18 [Accessed 14 May 2019]

Gaver, B., Dunne, T. and Pacenti, E. (1999) Cultural Probes, Interactions, 6 (1), pp. 21–29.

Gaver, B. and Bowers, J. (2012) Annotated Portfolios, Interactions, 19 (4), pp. 40–49. DOI:10.1145/2212877.2212889.

Griesinger, P. (2016) Process history metadata for time-based media artworks at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Journal of Digital Media Management, 4, pp. 331–342.

Kennedy-Clark, S. (2013) Research by Design: Design-Based Research and the Higher Degree Research student, Journal of Learning Design, 6 (2).

Kräutli, F. and Davis, S. B. (2016) Digital Humanities Research Through Design, in: Proceedings of DH Early Career Conference 2016 ‘Mapping the Scope & Reach of the Digital Humanities’, King’s College London, 20 May 2016. London.

Kräutli, F. and Valleriani, M. (2018) CorpusTracer : A CIDOC database for tracing knowledge networks, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 33 (2), pp. 336–346. DOI:10.1093/llc/fqx047.

Vane, O. (2019) Timeline Design for Visualising Cultural Heritage Data. PhD Dissertation. Royal College of Art.

Whitelaw, M. (2015) Generous Interfaces for Digital Cultural Collections, Digital Humanities Quarterly, 9 (1). Available from: [Accessed 14 May 2019].

Windhager, F., Federico, P., Glinka, K., Marian, D., Miksch, S. and Mayr, E. (2018) Visualization of Cultural Heritage Collection Data: State of the Art and Future Challenges, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 25 (6), pp. 2311–2330. DOI:10.1109/TVCG.2018.2830759.

Wray, T., Eklund, P. and Kautz, K. (2013) Pathways Through Information Landscapes: Alternative Design Criteria for Digital Art Collections, in: Thirty Fourth International Conference on Information Systems, Milan 2013. Milan, pp. 173–222.