Author Archives: Claudia Pierotti

Amsterdam DNA in 45 minutes

Presenting Amsterdam’s multifaceted history in seven chapters in a clear and historically correct way, yet intriguing and visually appealing at the same time. That was the main challenge of the Amsterdam DNA project, commissioned by the Amsterdam Museum. And PlusOne proved itself to be the right party for the job Continue reading

Artist spotlight:
Pereira presents “Musictronics”

“Musictronics” is Brazilian digital artist Acacio Pereira’s latest series. While working with painting, projected images and photography, he draws on influences from cinema, theater, art and music Continue reading

Q&A webinar on Dspace offered by EIFL

On the 28th of October 2013, a free Q&A (Question and Answer) seminar held online, offered by EIFL-FOSS and EIFL-OA. Topic of the webinar: Dspace, software of choice for academic, non-profit, and commercial organizations building open digital repositories. Bram Luyten and @mire took part in the webinar. Continue reading

Japan’s CEDACH is on the job for digital preservation

The Great East Japan Earthquake on 11 March 2011 caused tremendous damage to various historical documents and cultural heritage. The Consortium for the Eathquake-Damaged Cultural Heritage (CEDACH) developed a social network of experts and self-motivated volunteers engaged in implementing a digital inventory of disaster-damaged cultural heritage. Continue reading

MIRA and PAIR: new tools for visual analysis, searching and recognition

Visual Engines develops technologies and software products based on automatic visual analysis, searching and recognition. The company offers products and services relying on two in house developed technologies: Visual Information Retrieval (VIR), and Visual Object Recognition (VOR). Both solutions benefit from indexing strategies that are able to deal with a very large amount of images (on the order of hundred millions) with very limited hardware, making it possible to serve visual queries with sub-second response time and with limited budget. Continue reading

“Towards AMIEX 2014”: opening workshop of the first international exhibition exchange

The countdown is started for AMIEX – Art & Museum International Exhibition Exchange, the first international exhibitions exchange which is starting in Turin on the 11th-12th of March 2014. To mark the approach to the event, an opening workshop, “Towards AMIEX”, is being held at Lingotto Centre on Thursday the 7th of November 2013, at 3.30 P.M. Continue reading

Gornja Stubica, Croatia: multimedia event “Gubec Teatar”

On the 18th of October 2013, on occasion of its 40th anniversary, Gornja Stubica’s Museum of Peasant Uprisings celebrated with a 3D mapping event called “Gubec Teatar”, commemorating the Great Peasant Revolt of 1573 and its leader Matija Gubec, national symbol of justice. Continue reading

VIEW Conference closed its 14th edition

8.000 visitors, over 50 eminent guests, sold-out workshops, opening key-note given by Photoshop dad John Knoll, closing by Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, directors of the Xmas movie “Cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2”. On the 18th of October 2013 VIEW Conference closed its 14th edition and Computer Graphics proved itself to be the protagonist of the exhibition. Continue reading

The Digital “Weaving” of Artist Jean Dahlgren

Working as a digital artist and professor, Jean Dahlgren saw Photoshop burst upon the scene in the 1990s and has honed her own vision with digital means even since. We recently caught up with her and she answered our questions. Continue reading

LuBeC 2013: Lucca as metaphor of the Italy we would like

On the 19th of October 2013, with the closing initiative “Lucca open for LuBeC”, when Lucca offered itself to the participants with events and extra openings, LuBec successfully concluded its 9th edition. In Lucca’s Mayor Tambellini’s words, Lucca becomes metaphor of the Italy we would like. Continue reading