Submissions 2019

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.


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    The H2020 project “COURAGE: Cultural Opposition – Understanding the Cultural Heritage of Dissent in the Former Socialist Countries” created an intelligent living database – the COURAGE Registry – that describes and connects collections of counterculture and non-conformism under State Socialist authoritarian systems in Eastern Europe in the former socialist countries. This continuously growing portal is available online in 16 languages and currently contains detailed descriptions of 559 collections, 556 organizations and groups, 852 events, 1036 featured items, and 1078 biographies of key persons. The database contains detailed descriptions on how these collections work, what functions …

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    Espen Andersen Nordenhaug

    Access your heritage from anywhere, at anytime Few museums have the space or resources to present more than a very limited number of items in their collections to the public, through exhibitions and publications. Consequently, most museum objects remain inaccessible to the public. DigitaltMuseum addresses this issue by providing free unlimited online access to more than 5.3 million objects from almost 300 museums and cultural institutions in Norway and Sweden. The number of published objects and collections on the site is growing from day to day. There is a growing interest for DigitaltMuseum among the public. In 2018 the website had approximately 5.7 million visitors. More than 60 …

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    By extending the permanent exhibition “The Story of Graz” into the digital space ( ), the GrazMuseum meets its goal of being a contemporary history museum for all people. The digital offer follows the exhibition from the supposed first mention of Graz in 1128 to 2003, the year when Graz was European Capital of Culture. Detaching itself from the museum space not only makes the GrazMuseum more accessible, but also opens up other connections and thus new, individual ways of following Graz’s city history. City history is no closed process, but is composed of multi-layered perspectives on the respective present. Following this basic idea, “The Story of Graz” offers …

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    Francisco Javier Frutos Esteban

    As part of the A Million Pictures: Magic Lantern Slide Heritage as Artefacts in the Common European History of Learning research project (, a research team at the University of Salamanca (Observatory for Audiovisual Contents, proposed the use of descriptive content analysis as a method for the taxonomic organization of magical lantern slides in Europe. López and Frutos developed a controlled vocabulary that would facilitate the classification of magical lantern slides according to their discursive gender. A vocabulary that should serve as a relational architecture for the design and development of web application Linternauta. …

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    Frederick Baker

    The digital multimedia documentation project Zeituhr 1938, (History Radar 1938) provided present-day Austrians with a chance to critically reassess the key 24 hours of events that led to the Nazi Annexation of Austria (also known as the “Anschluss”) on the 11th and 12th of March 1938. Zeituhr 1938 binds together a digital community between the generations: from the eye witnesses to 1938, to their children and their children’s children. The ancestors of the victims and the ancestors of the perpetrators. Grandchildren who do not read books, but are digital natives and so in need of a digital form of access in the past. All of this was done by combining physical heritage (the Federal Chancello…