Tag: Pisa

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BLUE SKIES, RED PANIC – photo exhibition

Through the images from some of the most important european photographic archives, this exhibition showcase the era of the 1950s of a nascent Europe, balacing between east and west, freedom and repression, terror and euphoria. The Pisa display is the first of a series, as the exhibition is coinceived to be travelling across Europe. Continue reading


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Blue skies, red panic – a photographic exhibition about the 1950s

Much like scents, flavours and music, photographs are powerful triggers of memory. So what better medium to recall a past as recent and as visually recognizable as early postwar Europe…? For about a year, the consortium involved in the EU-funded … Continue reading


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Arno, Compagno di Vita – photoexhibition in Pisa

European Commission’s project WeAre#EuropeForCulture is partnering with Photoconsortium’s network to organize participatory events in various European cities, with the aim of creating exhibitions that include both institutional and crowdsourced heritage and which celebrate the diversity of European cultural heritage, by … Continue reading


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“Man Meets World”, Pop-Up Museum exhibition in Pisa, 20th May 2017

One of the virtual interactive exhibitions about Belle Epoque, which are curated by KU Leuven and powered with the MuPop (the Pop-Up Museum tool developed in 2016 within E-Space project) was on show in Pisa on 20th May. On the … Continue reading


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Founded IDEA – The International Digital Epigraphy Association

On 9 May 2016 a group of core partners of the EAGLE project founded IDEA – The International Digital Epigraphy Association in order to maintain, perpetuate and improve upon this ground breaking project. The goal of the association is the promotion of the use of advanced methodologies in the research, study, enhancement, and publication of “written monuments”. IDEA first General Assembly will take place in Pisa on 28 September 2016 together with a half day public event to present the Association to the wider audience. Continue reading


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Virtual Museums and Photographic Heritage, seminar in Pisa

On the occasion of Photoconsortium general assembly, a public seminar is organized on the theme of: “Virtual Museums and Photographic Heritage“. Virtual museums are not the simple transposition of a real museum on the Internet. They are not only archives … Continue reading


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PREFORMA Plenary Meeting held in Pisa

PREFORMA partners met in Pisa on 8-9 October 2015 to discuss the current status of the project and to plan the next steps. The meeting was hosted by the Scuola Normale Superiore and it was held jointly with the Cloud Forward 2015 Conference organised by the H2020 HOLA CLOUD project and in friendship with the Internet Festival 2015. Continue reading


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Pisa Game Jam 2015

In Pisa, a 3-days event including an opening workshop, where videogames veterans, people with decades of expertise in the field, as well as young students who just started a BSc in Computer Science or Arts (or any other faculty of course) met and accepted the challenge of creating a videogame in 48 hours. Continue reading


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RICHES International Conference concluded successfully!

The first international conference of the RICHES project concluded with success. The event, organised by partner Promoter in the aristocratic venue of Palazzo Lanfranchi, was attended by over 150 people.
International experts intervened as speakers, bringing their valuable contribution and offering new cues to the project research. Continue reading


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“Ricordi dai nostri album di famiglia”, All Our Yesterdays once again in Pisa

Next to the big archives which hold thousands and thousands of early photography items, a large part of this particular kind of cultural heritage is also widespread in the vintage photo-albums held in any family. Here we can find precious evidences of our grandfathers’ lifestyle, thanks to which we are able to retrace the memory of our territory. Continue reading