Topic: internet

ICA 2015 Conference

The 3rd Annual Conference of ICA (“Archives: Evidence, Security and Civil Rights Ensuring trustworthy information”) will be held on 29-29 September in the beautiful city of Reykjavik, Iceland. It will address themes that are essential for archives in modern society, the role and function of archives and their importance for individuals, governments and businesses. Continue reading


Discover Expernova, your innovation search engine!

Expernova is a comprehensive and global solution designed to help find, understand, compare and follow the key players in innovation related to specific scientific domains. It launched its search engine and flagship product Expernova.com in 2010, a web service conceived to help innovative companies maximise the success of their R&D projects by analysing their scientific and technological environments. The tool allows you to obtain scientific profiles for experts and research organisations from a simple key-word search… Continue reading


Innovate your photographic heritage and your future business!

Prof. Fred Truyen of KU Leuven recently published an interesting article on his Digital Culture blog, under the title “Europeana Space Photo pilot: Innovate your photographic heritage … and your future business!” The article tells the commitment the E-Space project is devoting through its Photo Pilot to demonstrating a range of possibilities offered by apps, Europeana API’s and a multitude of tools developed by the open source community to come up with innovative models involving historical and present-day photography, with monetising potential and investment appeal. Continue reading


With citizen science YOU can make the difference

«Citizen science is a way for average people, like you and me, to do real “help answer the big questions” science, even if you never finished high school». So Chandra Clarke, president of editing and proofreading company Scribendi.com, recently speaking at the TEDx Chatham-Kent event on the topic of citizen science. Her talk highlighted the potential of amateur science and the various ways in which the public can engage in academic research. Continue reading


Human Ecosystems at EXPO Aquae Venezia

Workshop and round-table “Analysis and interpretation of evolving cultural phenomena – Human Ecosystems” is organised by Only Italia and DiCultHer in collaboration with BAICR, INSOR and 4Changing. Based upon the activies carried on by the Human Ecosystems project, which has captured and analysed 3 months of public social networking conversations about water across various cities of the world, this workshop will focus on the analysis and study of evolving cultural phenomena and their artistic representation through open data and social networks. Continue reading


More than a museum, a launch pad for artists!

More than a photography museum, the Musée de l’Elysée is a launch pad for artists. They are fully committed to helping artists produce new work through dedicated exhibitions and special projects. And this summer, they are thinking outside the box, the frame and the white cube! For the third edition of its reGeneration exhibition and book project, the Musée de l’Elysée selected 50 emerging artists from art schools all around the world. In addition, the museum have created an online archive of video interviews of all 50 artists and an augmented reality app that goes along with the “reGeneration 3” book publication. Continue reading


Tu.ukz: right artist of the wrong new digital art

Arthur Machado, also known as Tu.ukz, is a 23 year old artist from Amazonia, Brazil. He started doing art when he was 17, drawing and painting. When he was 20 he discovered digital art. «It is taking a while – he says – until people admit computer art as art. But it’s normal, people need time to get used to innovation. Moreover, digital art is a completely new concept; it is not touchable, there are only data information, pixels and screens. To me, internet is the same as the environment of dream. And apparently, we are improving our way of dreaming day by day. You cannot touch it, but it is there». Tu.ukz is ambassador of The Wrong New Digital Art Biennale, this year being held online in November. Continue reading


Europeana Space Jam at Culture Jam 2015

At the Europeana Creative “Culture Jam” event, closing conference of the widely praised Europeana Creative project at the National Library of Austria (July 9th and 10th), the Europeana Space project was brought to the attention of the creative industry scene in Austria. During various sessions the EuropeanaTV pilot was demonstrated and the upcoming hackathons and business modelling workshops were announced. Continue reading


Agua for the Earth at EXPO Venice

On 15 July 2015, at EXPO Venice, a press conference was held for the world launch of “Agua for the Earth”, social responsibility campaign promoted by the Chinese cosmetic multinational Wetherm in collaboration with Only Italia, Italian platform chaired by Irene Pivetti. Other important topic of the conference was the introduction of an ambitious cultural project: the Digital Cultural Heritage School (DiCultHer), networked school for the development of digital culture. Only Italia and DiCultHer presented then their catalogue of cultural events being held in the Only Italia pavilion at EXPO Milan and EXPO Venice Aquae. The conference concluded with the presentation of the project for a “Week of Digital Culture”. Continue reading


Fifth Youth Delphic Games: Arts, Cultures & Beyond

For art and culture enthusiasts, February 2016 is the time to head to Goa to witness a truly international event, the Youth Delphic Games, coming to India for the first time to celebrate the artistic human expression. Twin sister of the Olympic Games (2500-year history event from ancient Greece), the Delphic Games were founded in 1994 and have travelled across 8 Countries in the past 20 years. The Fifth Youth Delphic Games will be hosted in Goa from 1 to 14 February 2016, attracting 125 Countries with over 7000 participants, 6 Art categories and over 70 sub-categories, with many parallel artistic and fun events and activities for everyone. Continue reading