Topic: art and new media technologies

GAMELAB: Games and Interactive entertainment conference

Founded in 2005, Gamelab is a non-profit organization devoted to create quality events where international professionals, researchers, academics, entrepreneurs and investors from the digital entertainment space get inspired and share innovative ideas and projects. Gamelab events connect, empower and inspire … Continue reading


STARTS explores the catalytic role of the Arts

The STARTS (Science, Technology and the Arts) Symposium, being held in Brussels on 22-23 June 2015 at BOZAR, is aimed at exploring the catalytic role of the Arts for innovation in business, industry and society and how to foster it. As representative of the Civic Epistemologies consortium Frederik Truyen, Professor at the Faculty of Arts of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, is attending the event to present the project to the delegates. Continue reading


EuropeanaTV pilot succesfully promoted at TVX2015 conference in Brussels

by Kelly Mostert, NISV During the 2015 ACM TVX conference, hosted by the iMinds Digital Society Department, that took place on the 3rd – 5th of June at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Brussels the EuropeanaTV pilot of Europeana Space … Continue reading


Museums as Cultural, Urban, Creative and Learning Interface

  When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 9:00 – 17:30 Where: Institut Méditerranéen des Métiers du Patrimoine (I2MP), 201 quai du Port 13002 Marseille What: Seminar on Technology in the Arts, Humanities and Cultural Heritage, entitled Museums as Cultural, Urban, Creative … Continue reading


Scénographies de l’éclat, by Montel and Fischnaller

Did ancient statues living in the traditional museums lose their radiance and divine feature? New technologies, combining 3D imagery and multisensory visitor experience, enable to recreate within an innovative space the ancient splendour of the Greek plastic. Sophie Montel recognises … Continue reading


iMAL digital fabrication workshop

FabLab.iMAL presents its next workshop on laser-cutting, 3D printing & CNC milling, being held in Brussels on 26 May 2015 from 10.00 to 13.00. In 3 hours, you will get introduced to the basics and the safety instructions that will make you able to use the laser-cutter, 3D printers and CNC milling machine. Continue reading


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


ULTRAORBISM brings performing arts a step forward

The impact of the distributed performance, as new forms of Cultural Heritage expression, is studied in the framework of the RICHES project. “ULTRAORBISM” opens new doors for experimental and creative formats using advanced visual environments in the field of telematics and distributed events. The potential utilities of the results are very rich from a technical point of view and also from an artistic perspective, and the excellent results of this experience present a very optimistic future in the development of co-creation environments in Europe and the use of ICT in the fields of culture and the arts. Continue reading


ADDICTed to creative and cultural industries!

Last month EBN welcomed ADDICT – Creative Industries Portugal, the Creative Industries Agency in Portugal. ADDICT is a non-profit association created in 2008. It currently gathers around 100 members and is recognised by the Ministry for Economy as the coordinator of the Creative Industries Cluster in Portugal. ADDICT’s mission is to foster a favourable environment for culture and creative economy to thrive, advocating the sector interests and acting as platform for knowledge and innovation. Continue reading


ULTRAORBISM by Marcel•lí Antúnez Roca

Ultraorbism was an interactive distributed action between two networked connected spaces in two cities: Barcelona and Falmouth. The story was a linear interpretation of the first of the two books of True Story by Lucian of Samosata (a Syrian writer who lived in the second century AD), who tells an impossible journey on which everything is invented, with references to the mythology and literature of the era. Ultraorbism, a project directed by Marcel•lí Antúnez Roca, is part of the European project SPECIFI and case study of the RICHES European project’s research area. Continue reading