Topic: interactivity

image from the third architectural video mapping show in Municipality of Jbail-Byblos realised by Kònic Thtr for the I AM Project
I AM: the calls for AR products are launched!

After the call for the best video mapping projects to be projected on the external façade of Lo Quarter, Municipality of Alghero publishes the call for apps addressed to children, apt to promote the archaeological site of nuraghe Palmavera, and the call for innovative audio-visual products based on remote controlled devices. The public presentation of the tools developed by the participants will take place during the I AM closing festival, being held from 25 to 27 September 2015 and making Alghero set of the great augmented reality (AR) international festival. Continue reading


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Digital Heritage 2015 is cutting-edge Cultural Heritage!

Digital Heritage 2015, held at Granada’s Alhambra and Sciences Park museum on 28 September – 2 October 2015, invites you to participate in and contribute to the second international forum for the dissemination and exchange of cutting-edge scientific knowledge on theoretical, generic and applied areas of digital heritage. Digital Heritage is a “federated” world congress of the leading international societies, organisations and events around IT for heritage Continue reading


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I AM calls for projects in augmented reality

As leader of project “I AM – International Augmented Med”, Municipality of Alghero aims to pinpoint projects able to promote and improve, through state-of-the-art augmented reality (AR) technologies, the cultural and environmental heritage of its territory for tourism development. The announcement will contain technical specifications and provide grants for the best projects, to be evaluated by a specific committee.The public presentation of the deliverables will take place during the I AM closing festival, being held in Alghero from 25 to 27 September 2015. Continue reading


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Innovate your photographic heritage and your future business!

Prof. Fred Truyen of KU Leuven recently published an interesting article on his Digital Culture blog, under the title “Europeana Space Photo pilot: Innovate your photographic heritage … and your future business!” The article tells the commitment the E-Space project is devoting through its Photo Pilot to demonstrating a range of possibilities offered by apps, Europeana API’s and a multitude of tools developed by the open source community to come up with innovative models involving historical and present-day photography, with monetising potential and investment appeal. Continue reading


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With citizen science YOU can make the difference

«Citizen science is a way for average people, like you and me, to do real “help answer the big questions” science, even if you never finished high school». So Chandra Clarke, president of editing and proofreading company Scribendi.com, recently speaking at the TEDx Chatham-Kent event on the topic of citizen science. Her talk highlighted the potential of amateur science and the various ways in which the public can engage in academic research. Continue reading


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Human Ecosystems at EXPO Aquae Venezia

Workshop and round-table “Analysis and interpretation of evolving cultural phenomena – Human Ecosystems” is organised by Only Italia and DiCultHer in collaboration with BAICR, INSOR and 4Changing. Based upon the activies carried on by the Human Ecosystems project, which has captured and analysed 3 months of public social networking conversations about water across various cities of the world, this workshop will focus on the analysis and study of evolving cultural phenomena and their artistic representation through open data and social networks. Continue reading


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Tu.ukz: right artist of the wrong new digital art

Arthur Machado, also known as Tu.ukz, is a 23 year old artist from Amazonia, Brazil. He started doing art when he was 17, drawing and painting. When he was 20 he discovered digital art. «It is taking a while – he says – until people admit computer art as art. But it’s normal, people need time to get used to innovation. Moreover, digital art is a completely new concept; it is not touchable, there are only data information, pixels and screens. To me, internet is the same as the environment of dream. And apparently, we are improving our way of dreaming day by day. You cannot touch it, but it is there». Tu.ukz is ambassador of The Wrong New Digital Art Biennale, this year being held online in November. Continue reading


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Europeana Space Jam at Culture Jam 2015

At the Europeana Creative “Culture Jam” event, closing conference of the widely praised Europeana Creative project at the National Library of Austria (July 9th and 10th), the Europeana Space project was brought to the attention of the creative industry scene in Austria. During various sessions the EuropeanaTV pilot was demonstrated and the upcoming hackathons and business modelling workshops were announced. Continue reading


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Uprise Festival 2015. Get Ready to Start Up!

During this edition of UPRISE Startup Festival, taking place on September 25-26, UPRISE will showcase 200 international startups, a showcase programme for young to mid-stage startup companies, to 10.000 attendees. The event will be held at NDSM Werf in Amsterdam. Partners include Red Bull, Sonos, Facebook, Rockstart and UVA, VU Amsterdam and NRCQ. Continue reading


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Photomediations: An Open Book on tour

Photomediations: An Open Book, produced by one of the pilots of the Europeana Space, has recently enjoyed an enthusiastic response from a variety of international audience. Continue reading