Tag: digital technology

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MuseumNext 2015

‘What’s next?’ for the museum sector? The Europe’s major conference on the future of Museums call for papers is out. The 2015 edition of MuseumNext will take place in the Swiss city of Geneva between April 19–21. Updates and latest news about the event at Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. Continue reading


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Funding for innovation in the creative industries

Golant Media Ventures organised a free workshop on funding for innovation in the creative industries, held on 16 February in London at the Digital Catapult Centre. The workshop aimed to indicate how to create business models in order to maximise the value of creative contents and intellectual properties. It gave to the participants the chance to discover what’s out there, network with others and access advice and case studies that can help to navigate an often confusing landscape. Continue reading


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INTERNET FESTIVAL. Forms of Future

From 9 to 12 October in Tuscany, Pisa, it is being held the Third Edition of Internet Festival (IF2014), one of the most important European events dedicated to the digital world. Testimonial of IF2014 will be obviously Galileo Galilei, whose 450th birth anniversary is celebrated this year. Continue reading


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British Museum and Samsung’s Digital Discovery Centre

As children are now increasingly exposed to digital technology at a much younger age, the British Museum harnesses this opportunity to engage children with history and culture through new technology that they feel familiar with. Continue reading


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Improvement to the style and design of Google Glass

While Google Glass is still only available to over 18s living in the U.S., there has been an advancement that may enhance its marketability, especially when it becomes globally available. This is the introduction of a range of 40 different designs of the glasses. Continue reading


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The Bloomberg Arts Engagement Initiative

From June 2013, five cultural centres will receive from the Bloomberg Arts Engagement Initiative 15 million dollars to improve the accessibility to their museums through the use of mobile technology, including 3D imaging and GPS. The five centres to receive funding are the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, The New York Botanical Garden, and the Museum of Modern Art. From our correspondent Lucia Ruggiero. Continue reading


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Technology With Teens

As digital art continues to impact contemporary art, teachers in the United States are finding innovative approaches to design. We recently caught up with Bill Blidy, a high school teacher who began his career with technology and someone who has been “tweaking” the way digital technology can enhance his students’ visions. An interisting interview by our US correspondent James and Maria Huntley. Continue reading


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Gerald Guthrie: From Printmaker to Animator

Currently a full professor in the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois, Gerald Guthrie began his career as a printmaker but began to teach himself 3D modeling and animation in 1996. Since then, he has added digital art to his repertoire and has exhibited in many animation festivals around the world. Interview by US correspondents James and Maria Huntley. Continue reading


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Re-discovering Vrouw Maria: virtual reality simulation

The Vrouw Maria was a 18th century Dutch vessel, headed for Saint-Petersburg, that sank in Finnish waters. The shipwreck had been studied in many national and international projects: now, an interactive, virtual reality simulation has been created for an exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Finland. Continue reading


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TransISTor 2012

TransISTor focuses on the new technologies employed in the production and post-production of feature films, documentaries and experimental media creations, training European audiovisual professionals through a series of cross-disciplinary workshops. Since 2005 CIANT has promoted TransISTor training initiative (TransISTor2011 is … Continue reading