Tag: Paris

Succeed Final Conference

PREFORMA project will participate with a poster to the conference “Succeed in digitisation. Spreading excellence”, organised by the Succeed project on November 28th, 2014 at Bibliothèque nationale de France. Continue reading


Europeana Tech Conference 2015

This event will bring together application developers, information professionals, technology researchers and decision makers in the cultural domain to explore current technical challenges around digitisation and re-use of cultural content, learn about new developments and establish future collaborations. Continue reading


IASA 2015 Annual Conference

‘All for One – One for All: Common Concerns – Shared Solutions’ is the title of the IASA 2015 Conference, organised in Paris by the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives. The paper “MediaConch: An open source audiovisual file conformance checker” has been accepted and will be presented by MediaArea. Continue reading


Tumblr takes centre stage in Diesel’s Reboot campaign

The use of Tumblr to commission pieces for a campaign indicates the growing importance of social media networks and blogging sites in the production and dissemination of artistic creation in new media. Creators of consumer products are really paying attention to the uses of blogging in their discovery and exploration of artistic talent. Continue reading


The pixel crossing installation

It consists of LED colorful graphics that decorate the walls of the tunnel, making the walk a musical and visual sensory experience. Attracteurs Etranges is an installation of virtual reality, generative and interactive, where the mathematic universe of strange attractors and fractals becomes poetical, through dancing colors that react to, and keep trace of, the people’s movements once they walk across the tunnel. Continue reading


Holographic projection at the Citroën flagship store

the visitors will be engaged by digital technology, with an all-new dynamic and sensory 4D cinema experience created in the Racing area, and the Citroën Social Club, a new area dedicated to social network platforms where customers and fans can virtually stay in touch. Visitors are also encouraged to express their creativity at touch kiosk where they can virtually customize the new cars, while 3D printers are on show modeling the lines of the most recent models. Continue reading


A Roman fresco discovered under a XIX century painting

No previous imaging technique, including almost half a dozen commonly used to detect hidden images below paintings, forged signatures of artists and other information not visible on the surface has revealed a lost image in this XIX century fresco. Terahertz technology has been in use for some time, in the pharmaceutical industry, in biomedical imaging and even at airport security check points, but its use in examining artifacts and artworks is relatively new. Continue reading


Linked Heritage: Seminar on Multilingualism and Terminology

Multilingualism is crucial especially in a European context. The seminar has presented one of the achievement of the Linked Heritage Work Package 3 with the Terminology Management Platform (TMP) and brought together other European and national initiatives creating and developping multilingual terminology resources or tools for managing or reusing them. Continue reading


Holly-Wood, digital carving

Called Holly-Wood, which is playing on the word Hollywood , the series resumes symbols of popular culture and youth heroes; by using dark shadows, aged wood textures, and grumpy expressions, the artists have figured out to make Mario, Sonic, and Mickey Mouse look dark and evil alongside Darth Vader and the mask from Scream. Continue reading


Celine Artigau combines urban landscape photography with digital editing

Digital art and editing reveals its capability to combine the very real and everyday, through photography, with what lives inside our heads throughout our lives. It is the mixture of a conventional contemporary art form such as photography and a digital editing software which makes the work so unique. Continue reading