Topic: fine arts

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‘Exploring the Media Boundaries’- an Asian and European collaboration

‘Exploring the Media Boundaries’, an art exhibition in Taiwan curated by Chien-Yu Huang, has been created to highlight the possible overlap between different digital media and technologies. Continue reading


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Summer Digital Art Workshops 2014

Initiated in 2005, the Summer Digital Art Workshops go on with this 10th edition! The various courses address techniques and expressions increasingly used in visual arts, installations, performing arts, audio-visual or digital art (net art, code art, interactivity, …) and introduce practices based on open source softwares. Continue reading


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ICT & Art Connect so far: elements to orient the future

ICT & Art Connect sets out to bring together artists and technologists to explore new ways of working. Collaborative acts of co-creation, together with an open and multidisciplinary discussion, foster the bringing together of Art and Technology. The coordination action FET-ART has played a crucial role in helping advance this initiative; the event will close the activities of the FET-ART project and present its major achievements. Continue reading


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Perugia’s Archive of the Shared Memory

Thanks to the photographic exhibition “Perugia in cammino: storie che fanno la storia – Perugia under way: stories making history”, organised by the Archivio della Memoria Condivisa di Perugia (Perugia’s Archive of the Shared Memory), the city inhabitants will have the opportunity to retrace an evocative memory itinerary, told by vintage images. The exhibition is held in Perugia until 6 April 2014. Continue reading


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All Our Yesterdays. Europeana Photography exhibition

In Pisa, at Palazzo Lanfranchi, from 11th April to 2nd June 2014, a great photographic and multimedia exhibition based on the most advanced digitization and printing technologies, telling the stories of our grandfathers. The exhibition is organized in the framework of the EU-funded project Europeana Photography. Continue reading


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Shystone contrasts old London with the new through Google Earth and fine art

Using 18th and 19th Century paintings, Shystone has created a series of photographs that juxtaposition old London with the modern-day city. The process involved the superimposing of the fine-art pieces, which are by artists such as Canaletto and Grimshaw, onto photographs of London taken from Google Earth. Continue reading


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Does education include?

Perhaps the greatest barrier for dancers with disabilities accessing dance at a Higher Educational (HE) level is the perception that a career in dance is ‘off limits’ to them. Professor of Dance and Director of the Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) at Coventry University (RICHES’ Partner) Sarah Whatley argues for a change in perceptions for every body dancing. Continue reading


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RAI’s Anthropology and Photography Conference

The Royal Anthropological Institute is pleased to announce its major international conference ‘Anthropology and Photography’, which will take place at the British Museum’s Education Clore Centre on 29-31 May 2014. Europeana Photography was invited by RAI and will take part in the conference presenting its recent outcomes. Continue reading


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“The Digital Sign” by Riccardo Muroni

Today we talk with Riccardo Muroni, Italian digital artist and art scholar. He tells us about his work and the monograph he is writing, “The Digital Sign”, which is the result of his research. Continue reading


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Tate Britain launches new prize for digital art

by Lucia Ruggiero The IK Prize 2014 is a new award for digital artwork by Tate Britain, with the support of the Porter foundation. Named after the philanthropist, Irene Kreitman, the prize aims to award the contribution to digitised experiences … Continue reading