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Methodology of CultureLabs

Over the past months, Platoniq has hamonised the inputs emerged from the CultureLabs meeting in Barcelona, where the team identified ethics and principles that will be leading the CultureLabs project. Elena Silvestrini (methodology developer at Platoniq) describes the project methodology, that has been set and inspired on Platoniq expertise but also on “Design Justice” principles, […]

Insights from CultureLabs meeting in Athens

CultureLabs was back in Athens! On 5th and 6th of March 2019, after the kick-off meeting, CultureLabs went back in Athens. The meeting was held at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) by the project coordinator with representatives from all project partners. During the meeting in Athens, the partners had a constructive discussion, covering […]

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Food for Thought: Surprise participatory project

What is Surprise? SURPRISE is an art festival, a physical and digital art exhibition, and a participatory project at the same time that employs the power of contemporary art for social innovation purposes. SURPRISE is an international campaign that counts on the participatory and collaborative efforts of the artistic community, the private as well as […]

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Food for Thought: Our Migration Story

What is “Our Migration Story”? “Our Migration Story” is an online teaching resource, launched in 2016, to provide teachers with resources and tools to engage students with lessons on migration in Britain. It uses unique open source technology to widen access to original academic research and be used by anyone interested in learning about Britain’s migration […]

Requirements investigation for CultureLabs platform

Over the past few months, Sheffield Hallam University led an investigation to identify the functional requirements that the CultureLabs platform should have. The perspectives of both the members of the consortium and of relevant external stakeholders were gathered. The study comprised of a survey and interviews. Even though internal and external stakeholders have different needs, […]

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CultureLabs presented at the “Feeling the Past” Symposium

Professor Luigina Ciolfi of Sheffield Hallam University presented CultureLabs at the symposium “Feeling the Past – Empathy, Heritage and the Museum” that took place at MShed in Bristol (UK) on December 4th, 2018. The symposium was organised by Professor Steve Poole and his team in the Digital Cultures Research Centre at the University of the West […]