Media & Culture Fast Forward is a four-day inspiration and networking festival about the future of media and culture. We welcome professionals, entrepreneurs, creatives, researchers and policy makers from both industries to think about digital challenges.
The Europeana Media player brings Europeana into a new era of IIIF compatible, interoperable and unified playout of audiovisual heritage material online. It builds on the work undertaken over the past ten years by the Avalon Media System and IIIF, and this post with EuropeanaTech takes a look at the history and growth of Avalon Media System.
In the recently finalised Europeana Media project, co-funded under European Commission’s CEF Generic Services scheme, partners Istituto LUCE, Sound and Vision, the Europeana Foundation, TIB, Noterik and ATiT worked together to provide a novel, open source universal audiovisual player on Europeana.
Today we hear from renowned media artist Nora Al-Badri on the emancipatory powers of technology. Further, she discusses the importance of intersectional feminism and the challenges of producing art in a global society that values culture - but where this doesn't necessarily translate to financial freedom to the artists (especially women).