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Virtual reality re-creation preserves iconic Indianapolis church

A 3D digital re-creation and preservation of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest African-American church in Indianapolis, was performed by Indiana University and recently presented to the public. Bethel AME Church has historically been the heart of the African … Continue reading


Promoting Cultural and Creative Industries: Maximising their Economic and Social Contribution in the EU

Europe is the second largest Cultural and Creative industries (CCIs or Cultural and Creative sector, CCS) market in the world after Asia. A study by ‘Cultural Times’ estimates that European Union creates 32% of global CCI revenues and 26% of … Continue reading


Call for Papers “Studies in Digital Heritage”, Indiana University journal

The aim of this special issue is to solicit interdisciplinary studies about the complex phenomenon that takes place during the aesthetic and synesthetic involvement of a human observer in the perception of Cultural Heritage and art mediated by virtual and … Continue reading


ITS LIQUID international contest 2017: application deadline 1st December 2017

ITS LIQUID Group, a communication platform for contemporary art, architecture and design, is proud to present ITS LIQUID International Contest – 5th Edition 2017. The contest is a great opportunity to present your works in galleries and art spaces in the most influential cities … Continue reading


“Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites”, a new online course, free and open

This MOOC “Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites”, produced by the UNESCO-UNITWIN Network “Culture, Tourism, and Development”, provides an introduction to tourism at UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Moving from UNESCO’s principles and doctrines, the MOOC covers Communication Technologies, Economy, Management and … Continue reading


CyArk 500 Challenge: digital preservation of top archaeologic sites

The CyArk 500 Challenge has the ambitious goal to digitally preserve 500 cultural heritage sites within the next five years. Heritage sites are a significant part of our collective memory and we are losing them at an alarming rate, due … Continue reading


Europeana AGM 2017

The Europeana Network Association AGM 2017 took place on 6 December in Milan, where it was possible for attendants to meet colleagues and peers to exchange professional knowledge and get inspired in a lovely museum surrounding in the run up … Continue reading


Major Enhancements Unveiled On ‘Closer To Van Eyck’ Web Application

The Getty Foundation and the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA, Brussels) announced today the launch of major enhancements to the website ‘Closer to Van Eyck,’ which provides breathtaking details of one of the most important works of art in … Continue reading


16th KUI Conference “Culture and Computer Science”

Announcing the “Culture and Computer Science” conference entitled “Hybrid Systems” – the 16th edition of the ”Culture and Computer Science“ conference series brings into focus best practice examples, challenges and future trends in the fields of hybrid systems, augmented, mixed … Continue reading