Tag: Caterina Sbrana

Digital offering at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History of Washington

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The pandemic from Sars Covid-19 has accustomed us to receive messages of cultural events, exhibitions, concerts, shows that are cancelled. Museums and art galleries have also closed public visits. However, digital technology is trying to bridge … 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


Nelson Mandela Foundation is promoting the preservation of Madiba’s legacy

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF), founded in 1999 by Nelson Mandela also known as Madiba, is a non-profit organisation committed to promoting Madiba’s living legacy through the collection of all documentation scattered throughout the world. The … Continue reading


Art Basel Viewing Rooms

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The home page of Art Basel Viewing Rooms is beautiful. Every page of Art Basel is beautiful. It’s a continuous and amazing discovery. Art Basel was founded in 1970 by gallerists from Basel and 50 years … Continue reading


Over 170,000 cultural digital resources available at UWM Libraries

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Libraries established a digitization program since  2001. The objective of the program was providing remote access to unique library resources  to the UWM academic community and the general public. Currently, UWM … Continue reading


Earth pictures of the Nasa archives, now in the Internet Archive

Text by Caterina Sbrana Can you imagine  a library where anyone can go to learn and explore our shared human experience from books, web pages, audio, television and software ? This place exists. Its name is: the Internet Archive. I … Continue reading


More than 53000 photographs by the National Archives of Norway online

text by Caterina Sbrana. “Na na na heyana, Hahiyaha naha ..” This is how Frozen, the Walt Disney movie directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, begins. The film has no relevance to the National Archives of Norway but who … Continue reading


Anthropocene, a multimedia exhibition that investigates the impact of human footprint on the Earth

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Bologna, January 4. Welcome to MAST Foundation (Arts, Experience and Technology), an international cultural and philanthropic institution that focuses on art, technology and innovation. Welcome to Anthropocene, a multimedia exploration of the human footprint on Earth. … Continue reading


The Berlin Wall, a multimedia history

Text by Caterina Sbrana. A few days after the celebrations of the Berlin Wall fall, in the wake of a renewed interest in the events that characterized Europe and the World after the Second World War, I suggest above all … Continue reading