Author Archives: valentina.bachi

Blend & Bleed – Symposium on Transreality and Pervasive Play

The series of online workshops conjures synergies between the fields of performance, LARP, game design and media theory. The common inquiry will be the phenomenon of ‘bleed’, wherein the boundaries between fiction and reality, the virtual and physical world dissolve. … Continue reading


Paleography And Diplomatics On The Digital Humanities Route: Pathways And Proposals

Sponsored by CIDEHUS – University of Évora (Portugal), in partnership with the Centro de História – University of Lisbon (Portugal), this event will pose questions and discuss hypotheses for the work of digital humanities in history: What past and what … Continue reading


A new virtual tour at the heart of Museo Egizio in Turin

A new virtual tour is now available on the website of the Museo Egizio in Turin. It allows the public to remotely visit the most iconic sections of the collection, also including those dedicated to the village of Deir el-Medina and … Continue reading


The abandoned spaces of the Internet

Preserving Worlds is a documentary travelogue through aging but beloved virtual worlds. Join us as we explore dated chat environments, appreciate player-created art, and meet people working against obsolescence to keep the communities they care about alive and accessible. Virtual … Continue reading


online art exhibition The Black Index

The artists featured in The Black Index—Dennis Delgado, Alicia Henry, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Titus Kaphar, Whitfield Lovell, and Lava Thomas—build upon the tradition of Black self-representation as an antidote to colonialist images. Using drawing, performance, printmaking, sculpture, and digital technology to … Continue reading


Space for CH: How space technology can help monitor and preserve our cultural heritage

Several factors, both natural and anthropic ones, endanger nowadays our cultural heritage: subsidence, ground motion, pollution, looting, collateral damages and intentional attacks. Data provided by the European Space Agency Copernicus fleet of satellites and other cutting edge technologies leveraging on … Continue reading


European Research and Innovation Days 2021

The European Research and Innovation Days are announced to take place online on 23 and 24 June 2021. The Draft Programme is now out, with over 60 live sessions, ranging from high-level plenaries to immersive panel discussions and workshops. Session … Continue reading


Saving Collective Visual History – online workshop by Photoconsortium

The opening event for the prestigious DIGITAL PAST 2021 conference, organized by the Royal Commission of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, was a 1-hour capacity building workshop by PHOTOCONSORTIUM to share experiences and lessons learnt for visual collections’ … Continue reading


AI helps with deciphering the Herculaneum papyri

The important papyri retrieved in Herculaneaum and preserved at the National Library in Naples contain basically all our knowledge about Greek philosophical schools. Diogenes Laërtius’ Lives of Eminent Philosophers (3rd century AD) and Philodemus of Gadara’s Syntaxis (75-50 BC) in facts represents the … Continue reading