New InDICEs report “Policy Analysis of Value Chains for CHIs in the Digital Single Market”

New InDICEs report “Policy Analysis of Value Chains for CHIs in the Digital Single Market”

The first report of the inDICEs project on “Policy Analysis of Value Chains for CHIs in the Digital Single Market” is now available. Within the inDICEs project, the aim is to understand the effects of the digital revolution on modes of cultural and creative production and on their economic and social impact. Especially in the context of the global pandemic of COVID-19  it is an urgent task that can contribute to the rapidly gaining momentum process of digital transformation of the cultural sector. As part of Work Package 3 Change management and policy recommendations, the report written so far is taking a closer look at how value and impact are created on the basis of the digital cultural heritage. Experts were consulted, literature was...

InDICEs Community Engagement: Open Call for Sources & Websites on Culture

InDICEs Community Engagement: Open Call for Sources & Websites on Culture

During the second consultation workshop  Digital transitions in the Cultural Heritage, organized within the inDICEs project, it was publicly launched an open call for cultural sources by professor Pier Luigi Sacco, Senior Researcher.  Through this open call the public is invited to indicate websites on cultural heritage and contribute to the research that inDICEs is conducting to measure the social and economic impact of the digitization of the collections of museums, libraries and archives. Relevant to the research are the websites that contain data and information on cultural themes, trends and digitized cultural contents like: Websites of cultural institutions, websites of cultural debate and cultural practices. Legal online sources on...

Superpower! – a participatory project

Superpower! – a participatory project

Superpower! - a participatory project on collective empathy and the impact of the environment on students’ well-being In the framework of the Art&Well-being project, Cluj Cultural Centre hosts Ling Tan’s SUPERPOWER! Workshops in Cluj-Napoca on May 24th-25th and June 2nd-3rd.  UK based artist Ling Tan is one of the artists selected through the Art & Well-being open call for projects that explore the relation between art and well-being. Her project, SUPERPOWER! is a participatory project that allows people to make sense of their complex interaction with the city, exploring the collective empathy and impact of the built environment on the well-being of the city's inhabitants through their innate subjective perception. Using a mobile...

Experimental spaces for arts and well-being imagined, prototyped and implemented in a school in Cluj-Napoca

Experimental spaces for arts and well-being imagined, prototyped and implemented in a school in Cluj-Napoca

Cluj Cultural Centre develops through the Learning QUB and the Art & Well-being projects sustainable models of cultural and scientific education, contributing through arts to the well-being of the beneficiaries of these projects. The initiative at the "Onisifor Ghibu" High School is carried out through a participatory process with more than 20 people involved, landscapers, architects, artists, photographers, researchers in psychology and public health and school representatives. The entire participatory process is facilitated by Urban Scale Interventions (UK), a multidisciplinary team of researchers and designers working on the city's challenges by creating public value. The USI team specializes in urban innovation projects focused on...

Consultation workshop “Digital transitions in the cultural heritage sector” within the inDICEs project

Consultation workshop “Digital transitions in the cultural heritage sector” within the inDICEs project

Organized around the topic “Understanding the digital future of cultural heritage and research”, the second consultation workshop within the inDICEs project will have two sessions, on April 20 and 21. The workshop is aimed at professionals working in museums, libraries and other institutions undergoing digital transformation and who are invited to contribute to the future of the common cultural heritage.  20 April  10:00 – 11:20 (CET) The first day session ”Emergent forms of digital cultural production/re-production, participation and re-use of CHI contents in DSM” will look at how areas of cultural production intertwine especially after COVID-19 forced digitalization and which are the emergent areas to be observed. This session will be...

Cluj Cultural Centre will open a STEAM education centre in Cluj-Napoca

Cluj Cultural Centre will open a STEAM education centre in Cluj-Napoca

With a funding of 775,000 EUR from the Botnar Foundation, Cluj Cultural Centre will establish a STEAM education resource centre in Cluj-Napoca. STEAM education is a learning approach that combines Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics to encourage critical thinking, curiosity and dialogue. Learning Qub will host a STEAM club for students, interactive exhibitions, a physical and digital library with educational resources to improve the school curriculum, as well as innovative formats for teachers' professional development and student involvement. The space is still in the design stage, and will be opened at the end of 2021 in a location in the center of Cluj. The project coordinators, Cristina Rogoz, manager of the Art’n...