Last week, Archivist Round Table hosted a great event, which focused on FIT and NYPL’s partnership to digitize and provide access to the André Studios archive of fashion sketches.
Tech meets textiles with the recent completion of the digital archive project presented in collaboration between the two institutions. They used Blacklight for the faceted search with Ruby on Rails and Solr indexing. Jpeg 2000 allows for unbelievable quality high res images with exceptional zoom capabilities.
What: THIS IS WHAT IT MADE US THINK ABOUT (TIWIMUTA)
When: Thursday, February 23, 5-6pm
Where: D523, D Building 5th Floor. West 27th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues, Map
Andre Walker, fashion designer and creative director, discusses his “object-zine”, TIWIMUTA.