Tag: Paris

Augmented reality: enriching culture

Augmented Reality was initially used for military, industrial, and medical applications, but was soon applied to commercial and entertainment areas as well. In the cultural sector, it can be of particular relevance in the fields of archaeology, architecture, art, city planning, for applications in tourism, education, social innovation Continue reading


SMART CITY: creative, sustainable and user-centred cities

In France, a full-scale experimentation has been led in the south of Paris since 2007, in partnership with the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris. This exceptional area is turned into a unique observatory for urban, social and technologic innovation. The project can count on a network of very valuable European partners. Continue reading


Heritage Experience, Experiential mobile device for heritage mediation

Heritage Experience gives the public the opportunity to create their own unique and surprising films at the CIUP. It is an initiative within the Smartcity project; a vast programme of reflexion and creation on the concept of the “intelligent city”. Continue reading


EMERGENCES, a Festival for digital arts

Our correspondents from France inform about a biennal international festival dedicated to electronic cultures and emerging artistic forms. Emergences festival presents innovative projects (hybridization of the artistic forms, new writings, scenography and the relationship to public, way of production) by giving a particular attention to the “emergent” artists. Continue reading


ROGER-VIOLLET

February 2012: Parisienne de Photography, Roger-Viollet’s parent company, joins the EuropeanaPhotography project: 30.000 images from the agency’s own collections will be digitised and contributed to Europeana within the next 3 years. Continue reading