- A short article by Bitr. Professor Björn Lundell (Ph.D.), University of Skövde
This article gives some motivation for why open file formats are important to the EU and why open file formats and Open Source implementations are important for long-term sustainability.
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- A personalized wearable data-driven sculpture
“In the digital realm, we are always naked” This is the slogan that explains the project x.pose, an interactive sculpture based on the transmission of data via social networks: every time someone posts a tweet, it’s increases the transparency of the armor worn. The technological experiment by Xuedi Chen and Pedro Oliveira highlights our vulnerability as a metaphor to show how the privacy factor is continually put at risk by the sharing. Continue reading →
- Dance as intangible cultural heritage meets digital technologies and the Internet, to be preserved and accessed.
Many of the objects within the archive collection have been sourced directly from Davies and her collaborators’ personal collections, whilst other items have been kindly lent by institutions and private contributors. Almost all of these objects that would otherwise remain inaccessible and unavailable appear online for the first time, and in many cases represent the first time objects have been viewed by anyone since their original date of creation. Continue reading →
On 25-26 September, in Turin, at Einaudi Campus it will be held the national conference “Italy is Culture” organised by AICI (Association of Italian Cultural Institutions). The conference aims to give a strong signal about the potential of Italian culture and cultural institutions, which are undergoing a positive process of transformation and renewal: Italian culture has a strong vocation to social and technological innovation, to communicational experimentation, to internationalisation. Continue reading →
This study, held in the framework of the RICHES Project, wants to explore the transformation of Dance and Performance practice as a result of digital technologies within the European context. If you are a dance and performance practitioner, performer, educator, or researcher and are willing to reflect on how digital technologies have impacted on your experience of performance practice, please share with us your views by completing our survey. Continue reading →
A panel workshop to disseminate the latest achievements and to foster collaboration in the digital cultural heritage sector is organized in the framework of the important congress Euromed 2014. EU projects, organizations and professional operating in this field are invited … Continue reading →
Digital art and social networks have played a key part in publicity and youth-mobilisation in the Indonesian general elections. Social media platforms, notably Twitter, have been crucial in appealing to voters under the age of 30. Last week an avatar campaign featuring… Continue reading →
The project “Navig@nagni” was born in 2009 to let the world know the artistic trasures of the “City of Popes” through the web. This has been by scanning the major historical and artistic sites with a laser scanner which, in addition to a perfect 3D modeling, has allowed a scan hundreds of equirectangular pictures, using a special software developed by… Continue reading →
New technological methods have been used in the discovery of drawings, or ‘graffiti’, on the walls of the temple, Angkor, in Cambodia. Every year, thousands of tourists visit the 900-year-old temple, but we can suspect that digital enthusiasts and those interested in historical sites will have even more of a reason to visit the site after this new discovery. Continue reading →
The URLA 2014 Congress’ (Istanbul, OTTOMAN ARCHIVES BUILDING, 17-20 September 2014) main theme will be Management of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Memory Institutions, devoted to identifying best practice for an efficient management of preservation tools by cultural heritage institutions. RICHES partners Hakan Koray Özlük and Hasan Bahadir Aydinonat from KYGM will take part in the congress holding a speech on Preservation of Cultural Heritage and EU Projects, which will provide an interesting overview of the two professionals’ year experience and knowledge in research for innovative ways of cultural heritage’s preservation and enjoyment. Continue reading →
LEAP’s central concept is based on experimental research in digital technologies and media, which shape and change our present and future society and stimulate new discourses, discussions and questions. The human being (or body) is thus in performative interaction with these technologies and their impact on society and culture. Continue reading →
Girls of the Underworld is a group show ran by the Singapore’s Kult Gallery and it will run untill Saturday 28 June 2014.
This exhibition want to show what it means to be female in the Asian society from the prospective of 34 young female Asian artists and represent the generation of increased planted on Asian pop culture… Continue reading →
The interactive visualization of 3D content on the Web has gained momentum in recent years, thanks to the release of ad-hoc technology as part of HTML5. However, so far, few products fully exploit this opportunity for the easy and quick embedding of high-resolution 3D models in a Web page. 3DHOP (3D Heritage Online Presenter) is an advanced solution for easy publishing of 3D content on the Web. Continue reading →
‘The Space’, a new digital arts project at London’s Tate Modern funded by the BBC and the Arts Council, has been launched with a vision of ““promot[ing] freedom of expression and the combination of art and technology”. The project, which united over 140 artists from all over the world. Continue reading →
On 20 June 2014, at Pisa’s Museum of Computational Tools, a theme musical evening will be held starting from 20.30. The event, entitled Before the MP3, is organised in the framework of HMR (Hacking the “Macchina Ridotta”). The selected songs, taken from the Gap Record Store collection and played with the vintage equipment of Navistor Club, will make us relive the soundtrack of that extraordinary period: electronics, protagonist of the calculator world, moved its first steps as musical instrument too and Pisa led, at CNUCE, with Master Grossi. Continue reading →