Topic: photography

Eva Florence 2014, dissemination

Europeana Photography was present once again to the EVA conference in Florence, held on 7 – 8 May 2014. A nice presentation by Emanuela Sesti of Fondazione Alinari highlighted to the present audience the progress of the project, and disseminated … Continue reading


A Europeana Photography Exhibition in Sofia

The opening took place on the 15th May 2014. Among the guests was Mr. Martin Ivanov – the President’s Secretary of Culture. Mr. Dincho Krastev – CEO of NALIS – and Mrs. Katya Zografova – director of the National Museum of Literature presented the exhibition and the EuropenaPhotography project. Continue reading


New digital photography and art festival in Texas opens

U.S. actor Kevin Page, well-know for his role in ‘Dallas’, is the co-founder of a new festival that celebrates digital art in Texas. The festival, PhotoTXcetera, will open this weekend, to showcase digital art and photography produced by Texan photographers, artists and “image innovators”. Continue reading


All Our Yesterdays @ Pisa, Museum of Graphics, Palazzo Lanfranchi

The great exhibition of early photography opened on Friday 11th April. The Museum of Graphics in Palazzo Lanfranchi hosted international guests from all over Europe to celebrate the ribbon cutting, and to unveil the photographic masterpieces which are in the exhibition. “All Our Yesterdays: Life Through the Lens of Europe’s First Photographers (1839 – 1939)”, in Pisa, 11th April – 2nd June 2014 Continue reading


Europeana Space Kick-off meeting

Beside the project members, participants in the meeting were the EU Officer Marcel Waletet and the deputy director of Europeana Foundation Harry Verwayen. The kick-off meeting was already the place to start the organization of the first public event of Europeana Space: the appointment is in Venice, in October 2014 with a great opening conference organized by the hosting partner Università Ca’ Foscari. Continue reading


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


All Our Yesterdays… welcome to Pisa!

The location of the exhibition is Palazzo Lanfranchi, a very prestigious exhibition centre, in an historical palace in the center of Pisa, on the Lungarno Galilei (the embankment of river Arno). Each photograph displayed in Palazzo Lanfranchi is printed with the most advanced printing techniques and on a very pure, cotton-based paper that enhances the photograph at its best. In order to attract the citizens to visit the exhibition and to engage the visitors, Collection Days are organized to digitize family photos and albums related to the timeframe of the project. Continue reading


All Our Yesterdays, story of a narrative

The great event of Europeana Photography project is the result of collective effort from all the partners of this extraordinary consortium. An important role in the direction of the scientific project behind the exhibition was played by the project coordinator KU Leuven, in charge of coordinating the selection of images together with the content providers, and of developing themes and narrative of the exhibition and the catalogue book. Grand opening event is taking place in Pisa (Italy) 11th April – 2nd June 2014, in the historical setting of Palazzo Lanfranchi, organized by Promoter. Continue reading


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


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