Dedale is a European research and production agency dedicated to culture, technologies and innovation.
Its field of activity covers artistic production, local development, events management, research, consulting for public authorities and European institutions.
Dedale is particularly interested in innovation and new uses in sectors such as urban planning, new media, artistic creation, cultural heritage, environment and education.
Since 2004, Dedale has been mandated by the French Ministry of Culture to coordinate the French participation in European projects in the field of digitization and valorisation of cultural heritage. Moreover, it is a Board member of Michael Culture and is involved in the MINERVA network (MInisterial NEtwoRk for Valorising Activities in digitisation) and takes actively part in the construction of the European digital library through European cooperation projects such as Michael, Athena and Linked Heritage.
Dedale is frequently involved in European programmes such as Culture, eLearning, PCRD, eTen, Eranet …
Dedale project is organised around the following activities:
- SmartCity: European programme dedicated to creative, collaborative and sustainable cities (meetings, workshops, artistic residences, production of works in situ)
- Emergences Festival: international festival of new artistic forms and new media (meetings, performances, installations, electronic music)
- D-Lab: media lab supporting innovative artistic projects and residence programmes
- Support and consulting for cultural networks and public authorities: digitisation and valorisation of the cultural heritage, new tools and new learning environments, new artistic practices and new uses, emerging art forms and new cultural venues
www.festival-emergences.info (digital art)
www.smartcity.fr (Lab for urban innovation)
www.heritage-experience.fr/ (Experiential mobile device for heritage mediation)
www.smartcity.fr/smartmap/ (Sensitive and collaborative map)