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May 19, 2017

“Working in an archive can quickly become a routine. So we must challenge ourselves in the field itself.”

An interview with historian, professor of Spanish Language and Literature and archivist researcher at RTV Slovenia Katja Šturm about her institute, her profession and the future of audio-visual archives. Katja Šturm started working at RTV Slovenia as a history student in a part time assistant job on the EUscreen project in July 2010, shortly after…

May 1, 2017

Effortless Access with EEXCESS

Europe’s galleries, archives, museums, and libraries (or ‘GLAMs’) are making their cultural, educational and scientific content accessible online. As a result, more and more content is published and accessible through the different providers’ websites. Unfortunately, these cultural and scientific resources are invisible to the majority of the general public. As for web users it’s impossible…

December 18, 2015

Conference Notes: Content in Motion | Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage: Session 5 & Closing Keynote

Opening & Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 & Closing Keynote   The fifth and last session of our #EUscreen15 conference, “Transmedia Storytelling For Archive Materials”, examined the potential of AV archives as tools for storytellers; in cinema, exhibitions and museums as well as in academic research…

December 11, 2015

Conference Notes: Content in Motion | Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage: Opening & Session 1

Opening & Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 & Closing Keynote Thanks to everyone who attended the 2015 international EUscreenXL conference. We hope you had a great time with us in Warsaw! In this series of blogposts we’re re-visiting the conference and bringing you the details you…

November 25, 2014

Help us enrich and curate heritage AV materials!

At the EUscreenXLconference in Rome, between inspiring talks, innovative projects and some sparks of Dolce Vita in Villa Borghese, people also participated in a workshop on Contextualization, which focused specifically on the question how AV contextualization practices can benefit best from the affordances of online publication. AV contextualization practices are a key part of the…

November 14, 2014

Conference notes III: To crowdsource a Faustian dilemma

EUscreenXL gathered in Rome last week for our conference on the users and usage of audiovisual archives: “From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online”. In this series of blog posts we fill you in on what happened. Tom and his archives After lunch, the conference rode on with its first day packed with…

November 7, 2014

Our First Physical Exhibition in the Freedom Express Campaign

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, a unique exhibition entitled ‘Roads to 1989. East-Central Europe 1939-1989.’ was launched in the German capital. The exhibition documents the complicated process through which this part of Europe regained its freedom from communist dictatorship. The exhibition is part of ‘Freedom Express’,…