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- It will allow users to consult all collections at once with the use of keywords in their own language.
The vocabulary has been completed in 12 languages and consists of over 500 concepts in three facets –photographic technique, photographic practice and keywords – that are structured in a multifaceted, hierarchical way. Discussions are on-going with other projects, in particular Linked Heritage, for improvement and further development of the EuropeanaPhotography Vocabulary, that can be a starting point for other valuable multilingual tools to enrich digitization activities (both for photography and for other cultural heritage). Continue reading →
- Chasen Sino-Sin's complete 3D digitisation services of cultural heritage relics and museums.
As digital technology evolves, 3D data is increasingly preferred as a method of preserving cultural heritage artifacts. It provides an easy way to get in touch with them and significantly reduces the need for physical storage space, offering to museums a portable and accessible platform to exchange information and to researchers the possibility to easily browse and review the materials. Continue reading →
On 24th of May 2013 (1 PM Brussels time / CET), as part of the “Future Fridays” series of webinars on Futurium, Professor Peter Scott, Director of the Knowledge Media Institute, will present his vision of the Future of Education & Learning. Participation to this webinar is free and open to all who are interested in the subject. Only registration is required. The webinar will take place entirely online in a virtual room. Continue reading →
Florence hosted an international event that includes a Conference, Workshops, Meetings & an Exhibition. The Electronic Information, the Visual Arts and Beyond (EVA Conferences) are a series of international interdisciplinary conferences mainly in Europe, but also elsewhere in the world, for people interested in the application of information technology to the cultural and especially the visual arts field. Continue reading →
The most viewed GridCast video at the recent EGI Community Forum 2013 was a story-telling cultural preservation project. The University of Malaya is assembling an archive of 2D and 3D images of 111 wooden masks carved by the indigenous in Carey Island, Malaysia. Continue reading →
Digital artist and photographer Gregoire A. Meyer has been awarded the Gold Stellar Art Award at the highly-competitive “Simply the Best 2” international online juried exhibit presented by Digital Arts: California. This exhibit showcases digital artists and photographers from 27 countries, and the site has been visited by art lovers from over 1,600 cities in 112 countries. Continue reading →
In the framework of SIGIR conference, ENRICH workshop will be hosted in the Long Room Hub, at the Digital Arts and Humanities Research Institute of Trinity College Dublin, on August 1st 2013. ENRICH is supported by EU projects CULTURA and Paths. Call for papers is open until 9th June. Continue reading →
New Cities of the Mediterranean Basin (NEWCIMED) is an exciting Euromed venture supported by the European Union under its European Neighborhood Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Project and supported by its Cross-Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean (CBCMED) program. Continue reading →
The art installation “The Art + Science of Natural Motion” uses Microsoft Kinect technology in order to mimic and react to human bodies interacting with the digital screen, which copies the human movement and displays it in brightly coloured light patterns on the screen. Continue reading →
The TEN collection by Fotolia is a collection of digital art. The project hints at a new, wider market for digital artwork through the targeting of internet downloaders.The project began in 2011 with the idea of making 10 pieces of digital artwork from 10 different countries available in 10 months. Continue reading →
OpenGLAM helps cultural institutions to open up their content and data through hands-on workshops, documentation and guidance and it supports a network of open culture evangelists through its Working Group. Much of the work of OpenGLAM, and the Open Knowledge Foundation more generally, takes off from an understanding of the importance of knowledge sharing for research, innovation and creativity. Continue reading →
The eCultValue project that started on 1 February 2013 will support and encourage the use of new technologies that have the potential to revolutionise new ways to access cultural heritage and experiences offered by cultural resources in real and virtual environments or a mix of both. The eCult Observatory, an on-line platform, will act as a “one-stop-shop” for Cultural heritage, new technologies and the exchange of knowledge. Continue reading →
The Google Art Project is a free online database which gives Internet browsers the opportunity to view art pieces from all over the world in a gallery-style collection. “It provides an interesting higher level of interactivity and personalisation to the experience of viewing an online art archive…” Continue reading →