Submissions 2016

The Heritage in Motion Awards recognises innovative multimedia projects which promote, explore or safeguard Europe’s cultural heritage, and open up exciting new routes for audiences into heritage collections.

All Category Winners

  • Website

    For the first time, the German Archives Portal “Archivportal-D” financed by the German Research Foundation (DFG) offers centralized and comprehensive access to the records of various kinds of German archives. The portal is a national aggregator for the European Archives Portal and contributes to the process of making European archival records accessible for everybody at any time and from anywhere.

Shortlist

  • Website

    In the Netherlands the religious landscape is changing dramatically. Many churches are closing its doors. This not only brings the buildings into jeopardy, but hundreds of thousands of religious objects as well. This calls for action. Museum Catharijneconvent is the national museum for Christian art and history. It is also the national knowledge centre for religious heritage. The museum collected data of over 230,000 religious artefacts in Dutch churches and monasteries. Due to many congregations merging and churches closing, a great part of this data however is no longer up-to-date. To cope with this problem Museum Catharijneconvent and the church owners work hand-in-hand. The museum …

All Submissions

  • Website

    The spaces Bosch presents don’t have anything to do with reality, nor with human comprehension. He is one of the first masters of the history of art who introduces in his images a dreamlike component which exceeds the conscious reality. Fantasy, humor, criticism, the vast symbolic universe that is needed to look over and understand the poetic interpretation of his artistic narrative, serve the painter to explore human nature and its adaptation to the context. The off-screen voice guide the journey and makes stops in passages from R.M. Rilke (sonnets to Orpheus), M.J. Romero (It is still today) and Charles Baudelaire (The clock) which express in poetry the drama of the artist, his ontologica…

  • Website

    The "Site of the Month" (SOTM) is a project that uses the rich archaeological heritage of Switzerland to invite people to explore their own country and  encourage them to cross cantonal and language borders. Over the course of 12 months, each month, an archaeological site from a different Swiss canton will be given special attention. The main channel for the information concerning the sites that can be visited is the website: www.site-of-the-month.ch.

  • Website

    The Singers and Songs of County Clare project features over 400 songs from the Carroll Mackenzie Collection of songs, music, stories and folklore collected by Jim Carroll and Pat Mackenzie in London and west Clare over a period of 40 years, with transcriptions of song lyrics accompanying each recording, and various playlists for easy listening. The project is also enhanced by the addition of articles on singers and the song tradition in County Clare.

  • Website

    This digital project celebrates the historical legacy of textile merchant and social reformer Samuel Morley, through innovative and immersive technology. Created by an independent art gallery in the UK, Backlit has provided a visually and emotionally-led digital archive, allowing users to discover the heritage of long forgotten hero of Nottingham. Through a media-rich and interactive HTML 5 website www.morleythreads.com and an in-house virtual reality experience using the Oculus Rift VR headset, users are able to explore and reimagine the past in a pioneering way.

  • Website

    Webpages presenting interactive expositions for children, where the biggest amount of information (pictures, texts, videos, sounds) is connected to central 3D image. Presentation web tool for any kind of exhibition or cultural heritage, which is able to present complex experience provided by the exposition.

  • Website

    Technical documents collected by libraries, museums and archives sometimes describe very interesting machines or mechanisms. Via interactive animations those objects may be set into motion again. This gives people the chance for a better understanding how things work. The described project uses videos, images and interactive 3D-models to make the patent texts and drawings better understandable. Especially the interactive animations support a deeper insight into the inventors ideas by rotating, zooming and switching transparency using the mouse or a touch display.  

  • Website

    Viking and Medieval Dublin Online has been developed for the education and cultural tourism sectors. It comprises animated video sequences of important medieval features of historic Dublin (Christchurch Cathedral, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin Castle, the City Walls, a Medieval Streetscape, Wood Quay, the Poddle River, Saint Audoen's Church and Saint Mary's Abbey), quizzes that delve into important aspects of Viking and Medieval history and the life of everyday citizens of Dublin, the "Dubh Linn Daily" newspaper reporting on historical characters and events, and an animated timeline showing the development of Dublin from 800AD-1500AD.

  • Website

    www.tanzfonds.de is the website for the promotional fund TANZFONDS ERBE, which the German Federal Cultural Foundation launched in 2011 in order to finance artistic projects dedicated to the cultural heritage of dance. The agency in charge of the fund is the non-profit company Diehl+Ritter gUG. The Website brings together a wealth of documentary information. This video documentation offers an insight into how a contemporary approach to intangible heritage can look. It provides journalistic and academic contributions to the heritage debate as well as helpful tools for choreographers. Its target audience is the general public as well as dance scientists, dance artists and other experts.