Topic: art and new media technologies

A famous painting inspires a videogame: nice initiative of Victoria&Albert Museum

“This project at the V&A has opened my eyes up to the possibilities of what games design can show. I am keen to look at more work by other famous British artists and designers and see what kinds of games can arise!” says the game designer Sophia George in the V&A blog. Continue reading


TEATRÁLNY SVET / THE THEATRICAL WORLD 1839-1939 – exhibition in Bratislava

Europeana Photography partner Divadelny Ustav is organizer of a great exhibition on the theatrical world, witnessed through + 400 beautiful old photographs. Opening Thursday 6th November 2014. The exhibtion is part of the Slovak Month of Photography initiatives. Continue reading


creJAM week – online debate about technology and creative industry

From the 3rd to the 7th of November, the CRe-AM project will host an online debate with its community of technology developers and creative practitioners. Each day during the #creJAM week, we will launch a challenge or ask a question … Continue reading


Join the International MAPSI Network!

Managing Arts Projects with Societal Impact (MAPSI) refers to a specialisation in management of artistic projects with societal impact and aims to create an international network focusing on educating cultural managers and facilitators to manage and mediate artistic and cultural projects with societal impact. Subscribe to MAPSI’s e-mailing list! Continue reading


Pisa is approaching and…we start co-creating!

How cultural institutions can renew themselves? How can heritage professionals create the conditions for the visitors to leave the role of observers and instead be active contributors to the development of heritage? How can the consumers become producers of cultural heritage? How can cultural heritage be co-created? RICHES is trying to answer these questions through a series of co-creation sessions. The outcomes of these initiatives will be presented during 5 December’s afternoon programme of the First RICHES International Conference, being held in Pisa, at the Museum of Graphics of Palazzo Lanfranchi (4-5 December 2014). Continue reading


Europe’s cultural treasures online: opportunities ahead

On 2 October 2014, the European Commission published two reports, coinciding with the international conference held in Rome, at the National Central Library, on occasion of the Italian Presidency of the EU. The conference aimed at urging cultural institutions in Europe to put more cultural heritage online, with the government support. The Commission will continue to monitor progress in this area through periodic reports and by chairing expert groups on digitisation and digital preservation and monitoring the correct transposition of the Orphan Works Directive. Continue reading


E-Space friends: Decoda, artist led dance organisation

Decoda has supported the Dance E-Space Pilot since Summer 2014 by including us in the Summer Dancing Festival 2014. They have been instrumental in connecting the Pilot partners with various freelance artists, practitioners, teachers, learners and researchers. Decoda has played a crucial role in finding a range of content which the Pilot is now using to test its applications. Photo: Christian Kipp and Summer Dancing/Decoda. Continue reading


E-Space friends: Remnant Dance

image: ‘The Greeting’ choreographed by Lucinda Coleman. Remnant Dance is a Perth-­‐based collective of performing artists with a vision to “create, make, connect” through creative practice and professional arts performance. Continue reading


News from WAAG’s blog by Janine Prins

Janine Prins of WAAG Society retraces her experience as anthropologist and announces the RICHES co-creation sessions. Continue reading


E-Space friends: Levantes Dance Theatre

The company works primarily with Dance Theatre, with a constant enthusiasm for fusing artistic disciplines and indulging in vibrant aesthetics. They supported the dance Pilot of Europeana Space. Images credit: The Camera Club, London and Foteini Christofilopoulou Continue reading