September 4, 2008

Helena Honcoopová (Day 2, Part 1 of the Afternoon)

Helena Honcoopová (Director of the Collection of Oriental Art, National Gallery in Prague)
Collections of Japanese Arts in the Czech Republic and their Digitation
I. Czech collections of Japanese arts and crafts - an overview in numbers ( 2 major state collections, 5 regional collections (Brno, Plzeň, Liberec, Olomouc, Opava) -  minor oriental art collections incorporated to the movable property of Czech chateaux and castles).
II. Usage of digital means in accessing the public art collections in two major institutions - the National Gallery in Prague (The Collection of Oriental Art), the National Museum (The Asian Art Department of the Náprstek Museum).
III. Perspectives of further development of  international cooperation in reasearch through digital means- an attempt of creating a network of European Japanese art collections Enjac - its goals and its limitations.