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International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era

The International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era (IJHDE) is a quarterly high quality peer reviewed journal in the area of Digital Cultural Heritage and Digital Libraries. This year a Special Issue of the journal is planned on the hot topic of Novel Technologies for the Safeguarding and Transmission of Intangible Cultural Heritage; call for papers deadline: 25 April 2014 Continue reading


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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


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Google Arts Project includes all state museums to their database

The Google Art Project has recently incorporated a further 8 Spanish museums to its online database, completing the project’s effort to include all state museums. The inclusion of these museums adds a further 300 masterpieces to the online database, and 9,000 artists, including Goya and Julio Romero de Torres and is further proof of the huge importance of digital databases, which improve the accessibility and democratisation of artwork worldwide. Continue reading


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The Google Art Project

The Google Art Project is a free online database which gives Internet browsers the opportunity to view art pieces from all over the world in a gallery-style collection. “It provides an interesting higher level of interactivity and personalisation to the experience of viewing an online art archive…” Continue reading


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Of Sketchbooks and Virtual Reality

“Building virtual environments as an art activity promotes a complex opportunity to investigate the dynamics of perception and communication.” Margaret Dolinsky has been working with virtual environments since 1995, creating interactive art experiences that have been exhibited internationally including China, Japan and Austria. Interview by US correspondents James and Maria Huntley. Continue reading


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Imaging Lab, operative unit of the Foundation CCR “La Venaria Reale”

According to the most advanced guidelines, the CCR Center operates through a multidisciplinary and integrated approach in order to organize restoration laboratories for the conservation of cultural heritage. The aim is to provide consistent and coordinated activities for the monitoring, prevention, maintenance and restoration; and to promote wider access and enjoyment of cultural heritage. Continue reading


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Re-discovering Vrouw Maria: virtual reality simulation

The Vrouw Maria was a 18th century Dutch vessel, headed for Saint-Petersburg, that sank in Finnish waters. The shipwreck had been studied in many national and international projects: now, an interactive, virtual reality simulation has been created for an exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Finland. Continue reading


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Maurice Benayoun @ Streaming Museum NYC

Streaming Museum is on-site installations and on-line streaming performances. “Emotion Forecast” and “Occupy Wall Screens” are the birthday-exhibition of the Museum. The installation was at Big Screen Plaza in New York City, and will be displayed for the whole 2012 in the Streaming Museum website. Continue reading