The Monocle Culture Show

Google Arts & Culture

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12 March 2018

Episode 335

30 minutes

Robert Bound takes a trip to Paris to visit Google Arts & Culture, the branch of the internet giant that marries art and technology for both digital solutions and fun.

12 March 2018

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Chapter 1

Amit Sood

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We meet founder and director of Google Arts & Culture, Amit Sood, to see how an interest in helping museums and galleries display collections in bold new ways sparked the idea for the tech company to get arty.

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Chapter 2

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Michelle Luo and Cyril Diagne

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Robert Bound tries out one of the experiments at Google Arts & Culture: an app that matches your face with a portrait from a huge archive of digitised images of the world’s great art.

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Chapter 3

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Jill Golden and Gael Hugo

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Google has partnered with ‘Life’ magazine, the journal that documented much of the 20th century with historically important photography of world-changing events. Robert Bound meets the artist and archivist who have toyed with the idea of that thing that Google is used for most: the search engine.

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Chapter 4

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Chapter 4

Laurent Gaveau

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Laurent Gaveau is head of the Google Arts & Culture Lab, the place where all these apps and inventions are dreamed up, tested and put to use.

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