Topic: digital preservation

The 2020 Annual Global Art Access Corporation Curatorial Competition

The Global Art Access Corporation is a nonprofit focused on arts, culture and humanities. It was founded in 2019 with the aim of promoting access and engagement with art and history to a wider audience, through the creation of analog … Continue reading


Hiroshima, 6th August 1945: the “Bomb Experience”

text by Caterina Sbrana. “It was a hot, clear morning. I was getting ready to leave for the Tax Office, near Hatchobori, where I worked as a Mobilization Workforce Student. There was a bright flash and an extremely loud noise … Continue reading


Edvard Munch’s writings

Text by Caterina Sbrana. In August 2007 the Munch Museum set up a project related to Edvard Munch’s writings. The project was financed with funds from Arts Council Norway, the Fritt Ord (Freedom of Expression) Foundation, The Municipality of Oslo’s Kunstsamlingenes institutt … Continue reading


Digital Past Conference 2021

New technologies in heritage, interpretation and outreach Organised by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, Digital Past is an annual two-day conference which showcases innovative digital technologies and techniques for data capture, interpretation and dissemination … Continue reading


Closer to Van Eyck: more to explore about the Ghent Altarpiece

images in the Closer to Van Eyck’s website: The Lamb of God on the central panel, from left to right: before restoration (with the 16th-century overpaint), during restoration (showing the van Eycks’ original Lamb from 1432 before retouching), after retouching … Continue reading


Cultural Heritage as Oxygen in Times of Crisis

From 27th October 2020 to 30th October 2020, the ROCK Open Knowledge Week will take place online on the topic: Cultural Heritage as Oxygen in Times of Crisis. After the annulation of the conference in Bologna, scheduled on 14-15 May, … Continue reading


Museums and Social Responsibility – Values revisited

Within the framework of Germany’s presidency of the Council of the European Union, NEMO and the German Museums Association are co-organising the online conference Museums and Social Responsibility – Values revisited from 17-18 September 2020. The conference will focus on what social … Continue reading


European Research and Innovation Days

European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and citizens to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. This year’s online format will provide an … Continue reading


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Unlocking Our Sound Heritage, a UK project led by the British Library

The British Library is home to the UK’s sound archive, an extraordinary collection of over 6.5 million recordings of speech, music, wildlife and the environment. These recordings, from the UK and around the world, date from the birth of recorded … Continue reading