I am chief international projects expert at FINA in charge of initiating and coordinating national and international initiatives with special focus on research and innovative use of digital cultural heritage (mostly by creative industries and for educational purposes). I am an elected board member of the EUscreen Foundation and the inaugural chair of the FIAT/IFTA Value, Use and Copyright Commission. I hold an MA in Sociology and have finished post-graduate studies in Cultural Diplomacy. I’ve worked as international relations expert at the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and have co-created a crowdfunding site for culture wspieramkulture.pl.
Title: TuEuropeana 2019, Educational workshop ‘Nauczyciel XXI wieku i nowe technologie w edukacji’
In our ‘Professionals in Focus’ series, we speak to our Councillors about their roles, working lives and plans for their time on the Members Council. This month Maria Drabczyk, chief international projects expert at the National Film Archive - Audiovisual Institute Poland, discusses encouraging engagement with collections, addressing ‘puzzles’ when sharing cultural heritage, and the importance of understanding impact.
Title: TuEuropeana 2019 visual, reusing Jan Brueghel the Younger, Paradise with the Fall of Man, Mauritshuis, Holandia, public domain ;Fabryka papieru w Krapkowicach, Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe; Grażyna Rutowska, Kontenery na śmieci pod blokiem przy ul. Baczyński
The TuEuropeana project recently ran a poster competition exploring the theme of environmental sustainability to encourage the creative reuse of material accessed through Europeana and Polish digital repositories. In this post, Małgorzata Szynkielewska, Europeana's Content and Exhibitions Coordinator, interviews Maria Drabczyk - Chief International Projects Expert at FINA and Europeana Network Association Members Councillor - about the competition, which Małgorzata was a jury member.
What can we learn from the design of the impact playbook? And how can we use that to help us think about the design of our own resources? These are the questions asked by the EU ILUCIDARE project meeting held in Krakow, Poland on the 10-11 June. We talk to Julia Fallon and Maja Drabczyk who were there to help answer them.
Since we launched the first phase of the Impact Playbook, we’ve been delighted to see how many different institutions around the globe have been using it, testing it and holding their own impact workshops. We hear from Maja Drabczyk, Chief International Projects Expert at the National Film Archive - Audiovisual Institute Poland on her work running impact workshops in Poland.