Submissions 2014

This year marks the birth of a new award, an award to highlight multimedia use at cultural heritage in Europe -The Heritage in Motion Awards. Heritage in Motion grants awards and celebrates the best multimedia achievements and products -through varied, creative and innovative means, in order to draw attention to the value of Europe’s cultural and natural heritage in all its facets.

Winner of the Best Achievement Award 2014

Bologna City of Water is a multimedia installation in one of the exhibition rooms of the new Museum of the History of Bologna that shows the reconstruction of a canal that flows in the dark under the streets of the city, using an interactive multimedia projection on the floor and a series of video clips projected on holographic screens.

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    In recent years, the Van Gogh Museum has conducted extensive technical research into Vincent van Gogh’s working methods. The tiniest pieces of his paintings – namely, paint samples – are often the richest sources of new information. Our findings have shed new light on the world-famous artist and his work. But how can we use these results to help people see more in Van Gogh’s masterpieces, without scaring them off with complex tables and incomprehensible X-ray fluorescence spectrographs?

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    “Ponteceso. Os Camiños do Mar (Sea Paths)” is a tourism project mainly addressed to announce and promote sea culture and environmental resources (Costa da Morte – Galicia – Spain). Cape Roncudo home to legendary barnacles; the villa of Corme, whose fishing history is steeped in the Merchant Navy and cabotage; the Balarés beach, location of the legendary titanium mine and where part of the town of Ponteceso’s industrial heritage was forged, together with the sawmills and sand extraction companies on the banks of the River Anllóns.

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    The Sound of the Netherlands is a unique online sound archive that combines historical sounds from the collection of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision with new recordings created by enthusiasts. It uses SoundCloud as a third-party distribution infrastructure and crowdsourcing as a mechanism to complement the collection of Sound and Vision and to stimulate active engagement. The online archive is made available to enable creative reuse, to open up the collection to research and to attract a broader audience interested in cultural heritage. To this end, all sounds are labeled with Creative Commons licenses.

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    The Railway Yard app explores and brings the rail yard of the Dutch Railway Museum to life. With the app, visitors of the museum can see creative augmented reality animations, do assignments, play two interactive games, wander through the photo archive, add their own photos and in the end earn a degree to share this on social media. It's a journey to learn everything about a railway yard in the 1950's and it's work and employees.

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    Aelius and the time portal is an interactive history lesson developed for children in the 3rd and 4th grade of primary school. The lesson is aimed at schools located in Dutch cities with a Roman history. The lesson shows young pupils that deep underneath their own feet there is a large amount of Roman objects, Roman buildings and Roman stories to be found. During the interactive history lesson, pupils help a young Roman boy and learn about the local history of their neighbourhood and Roman history in general.