- One of the museum’s crown jewels is now available on the web: consulting it opens a new world.
by Caterina Sbrana. In my latest article I have been talking about the digital collection of the New-York Historical Society. During my research I was really captivated by a collection containing over 8,000 sheets, collected since 1816, that you can … Continue reading →
- Thanks to information technology, today and even more so in the future, the heritage that past generations have left us will be at our fingertips.
Text by Caterina Sbrana. This is my third report from New York, specifically from Central Park where the New-York Historical Society is based. In New York I visited other museums, such as 9/11 Memorial & Museum and MOMA and after … Continue reading →
Topic: art and new media technologies
emoto is a unique data art project that sets out to visualise the online emotional response to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The collected emotion data is captured and visualised into an artwork which can be experienced via a web-based visualisation, on-site installations, and an ‘emoto in London’ mobile app. Continue reading
New technologies have opened new perspectives in the artistic field. Nowadays, numerous artistic and cultural projects use those technologies as tools, subjects or medium to explore and express new visions of the real and virtual worlds. One of these technologies, … Continue reading
Digitising Contemporary Art’ (DCA) is a 30-month digitisation project for contemporary art, which will enrich Europeana with a kind of cultural heritage still largely missing from the european digital library. The project comprises 25 partners from 10 EU member states and 2 associated countries, Croatia and Iceland. Continue reading
Dots is a new interactive iPad magazine featuring international contemporary art and creativity. Second issue just released is themed Art & Technology and puts innovative artists like Daan Roosegaarde, Bart Hess, Tarik Barri and Aaron Koblin in the spotlight. Continue reading
Book publishing today is a market where digital and traditional coexist, where borders and frontiers blur and at the same time defy each other. It is a world where the roles of readers, publishers, authors, distributors refuse to be rigidly … Continue reading
There are many ways to visit a city, and Florence, owing to its artistic richness, can be visited in many alternative tours. Concurrent to the performances of Roberto Benigni in Florence (Piazza Santa Croce), “TuttoDante”, 12 events during which the … Continue reading
“Image & Research”, a two-days meeting in Girona, is a good opportunity to be in contact with colleagues with different backgrounds but with a shared interest: the photographic and audiovisual documentation. The meeting, organized by Centre for Image Research and Diffusion (CRDI) of the Girona City Council and the Association of Archivists of Catalonia, with the support of the Department of Culture of the Generalitat of Catalonia, is in progress… Continue reading
Through the smartphone app, Met visitors are transported back in time to 1899, where they are attending an evening gala and are shocked to learn of the murder of Virginie Gautreau–who has since been immortalized in the painting Madame X by John Singer Sargent. Thanks to the app, every visitor becomes a detective! Continue reading
Our correspondents from France inform about a biennal international festival dedicated to electronic cultures and emerging artistic forms. Emergences festival presents innovative projects (hybridization of the artistic forms, new writings, scenography and the relationship to public, way of production) by giving a particular attention to the “emergent” artists. Continue reading