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“HACK THE AUDIENCE!” event was a success

On Monday October 5th 2015, almost 60 heritage professionals gathered in the Waag’s Anatomical Theatre in Amsterdam and discussed how co-creation can be applied in the heritage sector to create new stories or new connections with audiences. The session was … Continue reading


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RICHES POLICY SEMINAR, Brussels, 19 October 2015

The policies presented by RICHES are related to the need to develop and use a common taxonomy, innovation in copyright frameworks and open access to data and information, and co-creation practices to facilitate innovation in the cultural heritage sector – all with the purpose of overcoming a range of barriers and constraints. The event was preceded in the morning by a Networking Session where invited participants in EC-funded projects discussed aims and achievements in the light of establishing new, profitable collaborations and synergies. Continue reading


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From Digitization to Preservation, Creative Re-Use of Cultural Content, and Citizen Participation – goes to DCDC2015

DCDC2015: Exploring new digital destinations for heritage and academia brought together over 70 speakers from across the UK, Europe and further afield exploring key questions facing the future of digital engagement. An interesting workshop entitled FROM DIGITIZATION TO THE CREATIVE RE-USE OF DIGITAL CULTURAL CONTENT AND CITIZENS PARTICIPATION presented several EU project and initiatives in the domain of (digital) cultural heritage, reserach and technologies. Continue reading


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From Digitization to Preservation, Creative Re-Use of Cultural Content, and Citizen Participation

E-Space, RICHES, Civic Epistemologies, PREFORMA and Photoconsortium met in a panel at DH 2015 to discuss how to establish the path towards a more advanced society, that makes use of the full potential of digital technologies to foster cultural and societal progress. Continue reading


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7th Conference on Cultural and Media Economics

On 24-25 September 2015, at the François-Mitterrand site of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, the 7th Conference on Cultural and Media Economics was held, organised by The French Ministry of Culture and Communication’s Department of Studies, Forward-Looking Analysis and Statistics, the KEDGE Business School’s “Creative Industries, Culture and Sport” research cluster and Sciences Po’s Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies. RICHES partner Karol Borowiecki intervened with a presentation of the project and a speech under the title “Europe’s cultural consumption in the digital age: does fiscal policy matter?” Continue reading


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Co-creation interview series: Q&A with Janine Prins

What are the innovative ways museums can present their collections to the public, in order to benefit all interested audiences and communities? RICHES partner Waag Society experiments co-creation practices to start a dialogue with the public and come together to create great, new ideas! Its staff started moreover an interview series where several museums and team members of the RICHES project are asked about their vision on co-creation within the heritage sector. This time, Waag did a Q&A with Janine Prins, RICHES member and anthropologist-filmmaker. Continue reading


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RICHES: policy brief on co-creation released!

A crucial topic that is addressed and researched within the RICHES consortium is co-creation, being the practice where different stakeholders with different expertise come together collaboratively to create future-oriented perspectives, enrich cultural heritage (CH) experiences and build relations with networks that are closely invested in an institution’s collection. This paper is based on preliminary research findings, where RICHES consortium gives a short overview of the potential benefits of co-creative methods and current practices in the CH sector and offers a number of suggestions to stimulate co-creation in CH on a strategic level. Continue reading


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Co-creation interview series: here is the third!

With Waag, RICHES started an interview series where several museums and team members of the project are asked about their vision on co-creation within the heritage sector. This is the turn of Dick van Dijk, RICHES member and Waag’s creative director. Continue reading


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Why IP Matters: Who Owns the Arts and Sciences?

by Catherine Cummings, Research Fellow (RICHES), University of Exeter From the shape of guitars, fashion brands, parody, dance, disability and re-mixing to museum collections, digitisation, data-mining and folklore, this interdisciplinary conference addressed the many varied and complex relationship between Intellectual … Continue reading


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Europeana Space and RICHES presented at the Tenth International Conference on the Arts in Society

by Rosemary Cisneros, Coventry University Europeana Space and RICHES projects were presented at the Tenth International Conference on the Arts in Society which took place at Imperial College London from the 22nd- 24th of July. Each year, the International Conference … Continue reading