- Felicity Kinsella of i-D’s magazine asks what does the future of fashion look like?
Models can catwalk through holograms of themselves, T-shirts can hug you and couture is being designed virtually and then printed using a 3D printer – no needle and thread involved. These marvels are developing at full speed, changing the way we see, design, make and buy clothes. Continue reading →
- The meeting was organised to plan in bigger detail the upcoming activities of the 6 themed Pilots of the project.
The first day was occupied with an interactive brainstorming session, facilitated by partner and WP4 leader iMinds, that saw 12 consortium members being busy with imagining future scenarios and visionary applications for the 6 pilots. The occasion of the meeting was also the good place to preliminary present and discuss the upcoming Opening Conference of Europeana Space, to be held in Venice in mid-October 2014 hosted by University of Venice. Continue reading →
- Discussion is coordinated by Italian Ministry of Instruction, University and Research (MIUR)
Discussion is progressing in order to implemet at best the major priority to enhance research and development, through actions aimed at fostering framework conditions where enterprises are encouraged to experiment with innovation and change. 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 4-5 December 2014, RICHES’ First International Conference will be held in Pisa, at the Museum of Graphics of Palazzo Lanfranchi. The event, patronised by the Tuscany Region, Municipality of Pisa, University of Pisa and Fondazione Sistema Toscana, is organised by RICHES partner Promoter Srl. The conference, entitled “Cultural Heritage: Recalibrating Relationships” considers the over-arching objective of the project: how to reduce the distance between people and culture, and recalibrate the relationship between heritage professional and heritage users. Such recalibration process will maximise cultural creativity and ensure that the whole European community can benefit from the social and economic potential of Cultural Heritage. Continue reading →
Organized by the Royal Anthropological Institute and the British Museum, this gathering of professionals from either the artistic/creative field or the academic world, offered the opportunity to anyone active at the crossroads of both disciplines to showcase an oeuvre or project to the conference attendants. In te Europeana Photography booth, the accent was on the project’s future activities: the upcoming Belgian production of the expo (Leuven, 30 January – 30 March 2015), as well as the upcoming future platform that is springing out of the project after the end of the EC funding period. Continue reading →
Valuable experts were invited for discussing different themes and for driving question and answer sessions. The participants were from the project consortium and also from other organizations such as the National Archives and the National Museum of Denmark, the Danish Film Institute and LFF Foundation. Arbejdermuseet is one of the partners of Europeana Photography project, providing 25.000 digitized photos that witness the conditions and everyday life of the workers’ and the labour movement’s history. Continue reading →
Anne-Laure Coquelin is a graphic designer specialized in digital restoration and reissuing images via new technologies and Aurora Ortega is an art conservator who has worked for many of the world’s renowned cultural organizations including Centre G. Pompidou, Getty Conservation Institute, and Vatican Museums where she acquired substantial experience in the photographic documentation of cultural heritage. Continue reading →
Guided by prof. Fred Truyen in his double role of Europeana Photography coordinator and Europeana Space pilot leader, the participants met in the Museum room of the Faculty of Arts at KU Leuven. This joint workshop is just a first step in a close cooperation between the two projects, Europeana Photography and Europeana Space, and a concrete action for searching new business opportunities involving digital cultural heritage. Continue reading →
The Cultural Institute at King’s College London is happy to launch CultureCase: a new, free-to-use web resource that aims to put academic research to work in the cultural sector. The resource translates academic-standard research into digestible 300-word summaries and makes them available for the first time in one portal. Continue reading →
On 13th May i2CAT Foundation, in collaboration with the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC), organised the first RICHES open to all activity in Barcelona. The activity focused on building the project’s foundation and establishing the project’s taxonomy: a set of basic definitions and conceptual frameworks which will delineate RICHES’ fields of research and further study on the context of change and the role of Cultural Heritage (CH) in the economic and social development in Europe. Continue reading →
The opening took place on the 15th May 2014. Among the guests was Mr. Martin Ivanov – the President’s Secretary of Culture. Mr. Dincho Krastev – CEO of NALIS – and Mrs. Katya Zografova – director of the National Museum of Literature presented the exhibition and the EuropenaPhotography project. Continue reading →
The location of the exhibition is Palazzo Lanfranchi, a very prestigious exhibition centre, in an historical palace in the center of Pisa, on the Lungarno Galilei (the embankment of river Arno). Each photograph displayed in Palazzo Lanfranchi is printed with the most advanced printing techniques and on a very pure, cotton-based paper that enhances the photograph at its best. In order to attract the citizens to visit the exhibition and to engage the visitors, Collection Days are organized to digitize family photos and albums related to the timeframe of the project. Continue reading →
The workshop was celebrated on Tuesday, May 13th, at The Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) Barcelona’s Campus and served as the foundation of the RICHES Project research areas. The workshop outcomes established an initial agreement of basic definitions and frameworks which will delineate RICHES’ fields of research and further study on the context of change in which European Cultural Heritage (CH) is transmitted and on the role of CH in the economic and social development of Europe. Continue reading →