I'm a communications specialist at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. I'm currently collaborating on great EU projects to make more Cultural Heritage content largely available for everyone.
The Europeana XX - Century of Change project has significantly expanded the high quality curated collections on Europeana focused on 20th-century content. The project also encouraged engagement with cultural heritage through novel editorial formats and outreach activities - read on to find out what it achieved.
A Subtitle-a-thon is a crowdsourcing initiative which invites the public to create and add subtitles to archival audiovisual clips from European heritage collections available on the Europeana website. We share how this tool can be used by educators to help students engage with and explore audiovisual heritage.
The team behind the Europeana XX project shares insights from their recent interview with European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, one of the project’s Ambassadors of Change, who shared her thoughts on the opportunities and challenges facing the cultural heritage sector in the time of COVID-19.
In this post, we explore Europeana XX, a new Generic Services project focused on the 20th century and its social, political and economical changes as documented in photographs, videos, and works of art.