Tag: Caterina Sbrana

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


FILE – Electronic Language International Festival

Text by Caterina Sbrana. When art, aesthetic expression, animation, music, sound effects and sonority meet technology, through a deep artistic research, we are witnessing an incredible reinterpretation of reality. FILE is a non-profit brazilian cultural organization established in the city of … Continue reading


The Siberian Expedition during First World War

Text by Caterina Sbrana. I propose a very interesting history page that you can explore through the vision of 2,200 images available online in the Siberian Expedition Digital Archive. Created by Canadian historian Benjamin Isitt and the University of Victoria … Continue reading


Tibetan Opera, the most popular traditional opera of minority ethnic groups in China

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Let’s continue our research on intangible cultural heritage to learn about the most popular traditional opera of minority ethnic groups in China, the Tibetan Opera, nowdays accessible online at  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/china-watch/culture/traditional-tibetan-opera/, or at http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201909/03/WS5d6ddb68a310cf3e35569695_4.html. The contribution of … Continue reading


Patrimoine vivant de la France

Text by Caterina Sbrana. In our virtual tour across the intangible cultural heritage, after the story of the experience of  South China Research Center of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, we get to discover  the Patrimoine Culturel … Continue reading


Intangible Cultural Heritage database

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Foreword: We begin a multimedia journey that will lead us through some databases that contain extraordinary documents related to intangible cultural heritage. We will first see how the South China Research Center of the Hong Kong … Continue reading


Enslaved Africans across the Atlantic world

text by Caterina Sbrana. We already mentioned in the past about the theme of the slave trade heritage digitization  projects, that is a topic of extensive research especially for American Institutions. One of these projects developed the site www.slavevoyages.org, that … Continue reading