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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 →
Topic: art and new media technologies
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
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
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
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 very peculiar and experimental idea that producers are launching for season two is that the viewers will influence the outcome of the show’s finale via a digital and social initiative. An article by Cristine Champagne recently appeared on the magazine Co.Create to tell in detail how this mechanism works. Continue reading
HM hipix (c) has enabled art books to be made available in ebook format for the first time, in high quality that exceeds 100 megapixels in a new application called the Hipix Artistbook Application. The first art book to be shared using the new application is the work of contemporary photographer, Angelika Sher. Continue reading
Digital art roles are being offered more and more in the press and big-name magazines. Reflects effort to reach digital natives Continue reading
This project was born to promote and enhance the fictions and series which are broadcasted through the internet only. Several of them got an international success as for example ‘Freaks!’, with 5 million webfollowers, and Travel Companion e L’altra, that got prizes at L.A. Web Series Festival in Los Angeles. Continue reading