International workshop “New technologies and intangible cultural heritage”
12 October 2017, Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade
The Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under the auspices of UNESCO in cooperation with Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade will organize an International workshop “New technologies and intangible cultural heritage”. The workshop is part of the programme of the 26th International festival of ethnological film and will take place on October 12, 2017 in Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade. The forum will meet together experts from two fields – ICH and ICT and will aim to arouse the discussion and to share good practices about the utilization of the new technologies in the activities for safeguarding, promoting and access to intangible cultural heritage.
Programme of the event
XXVI International Festival of Ethnological Film Belgrade, Serbia
NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE
12 October 2017
Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade
12.00 Opening remarks
Capturing the intangible using technology: An introduction to EU projects i-Treasures and Terpsichore
12.30 – 12.50
Emotionally engaging with the distant past: The EMOTIVE Project and cultural heritage stories that make us feel
12.50 – 13.10
Information Technologies for Preserving the Bulgarian Folklore Heritage
13.10 – 13.30
13.30 – 13.50
13.50 – 14.00
New Technologies in Museum Practice: We Wear Culture
14.00 – 14.45
Discussion and conclusion
15.00 – 16.00
Lunch and coffee
Nikos Grammalidis is a Senior Researcher (Researcher Grade B) at the Information Technologies Institute – Centre of Research and Technology Hellas. He received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in 1992 and 2000, respectively. His main research interests computer vision, pattern recognition, multi-view image sequence analysis and intelligent transportation systems. His involvement with those research areas has led to the co-authoring of more than 110 articles in refereed international journals and conferences. He has received the IET Premium Award 2012 and the Euromed 2012 Best Full Paper Award, as a co-author in scientific papers. Since 1992, he has been involved in more than 15 projects funded by the EC and 13 by the Greek General Secretariat of Research and Technology. He has been the coordinator of many European and National research projects, including the FP7 FIRESENSE project for the protection of cultural heritage sites from fire and extreme weather events and FP7 i-Treasures project on new ways for capturing of Intangible Cultural Heritage using multi-sensor technology and their applications in ICH research and education.
Sara Perry is Senior Lecturer in Cultural Heritage Management at the University of York, UK, and formerly (January 2012-September 2017) the Department of Archaeology’s Director of Studies of Digital Heritage and Director of Studies of Archaeological Information Systems. Her research centres upon the development, circulation and evaluation of analogue and digital media for archaeology and heritage sites and audiences. Sara leads a series of heritage interpretation programmes at archaeological sites around the world: she is Director of the Visualisation Team at the Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük in Türkiye (www.catalhoyuk.com); she is Co-Investigator on the 2-year Memphis Site and Community Development Project at the UNESCO site of Memphis, the capital of Ancient Egypt; and from 2013-2017 she coordinated the annual heritage fieldschool at the University of York in England, variously based at the Mesolithic site of Star Carr, the historic site of Breary Banks, and the Roman site of Malton. She is now a co-investigator on the EU-funded EMOTIVE Project (www.emotiveproject.eu), which crafts emotional experiences for visitors to cultural sites using digital devices and common dramatic storytelling tropes (mystery, romance, comedy, and more).
Nikolay Kirov is Associate Professor in computer science at New Bulgarian University in Sofia, Bulgaria. He has a Ph. D. in Mathematics form the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics at Sofia University “St.Kliment Ochridski”. His research Interests include: Digitization, representation and databases of folk songs (music, notes, text), Astroinformatics, digitization of astronomical photograchic plates, Programming, object oriented programming, databases, Digitization of text documents, searching in binary text images. He was the leader of the scientific project “Information technologies for presentation of Bulgarian folk songs with music, notes and text in a digital library”, funded under contract DTK 02/54/17.12.2009 with National Science Fund of Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science (2009-2013)
Maša Peruničić was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on September 21, 1991, curently lives in Belgrade, Serbia.
Boosting documentaries for preservation of intangible cultural heritage
12 October 2017, 16.00h, Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade
Balkan Documentary Center, IFEF, Belgrade and Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under the auspices of UNESCO (Sofia ICH Centre) present: boosting documentaries for preservation of intangible heritage
In the framework of the workshop the Balkan Documentary Center will present the new pitching and training professional forum for documentaries dedicated to intangible cultural heritage. The new initiative is in partnership with International festival of ethnological film and the Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under the auspices of UNESCO. The presentation will also cover the prospect of documentaries from the region – in terms of production and distribution.
The Balkan Documentary Center (BDC) is among the main facilitators for the documentary scene in the region by providing high-profile training, expert support and networking possibilities for film professionals. BDC has been recognized as innovative link between the Balkan region and the rest of Europe and stays behind two acclaimed training programmes – DISCOVERIES for documentary projects in development, and DOCU ROUGH CUT BOUTIQUE for docs in a rough-cut stage. In the framework of Sofia ICH Centre’s roundtable, we will present our new pitching and training professional forum for documentaries dedicated to intangible cultural heritage. The new initiative is in partnership with IFEF and Sofia ICH Centre. The presentation will also cover the prospect of documentaries from the region – in terms of production and distribution.
Programme of the event:
MARTICHKA BOZHILOVA (Bulgaria) – Founder and director of the Balkan Documentary Center (BDC) for supporting documentary filmmakers from the Balkans. Member of the European Documentary Network Executive Committee and the Management Board of DokuFest, Prizren. Award-winning documentary producer at AGITPROP, Bulgaria.
NEDA MILANOVA (Bulgaria) – Balkan Documentary Center project coordinator of the two training initiatives– BDC Discoveries for projects in development, and Docu Rough Cut Boutique, for project in rough-cut stage. Junior producer at AGIPROP, Bulgaria.
JOVANA NIKOLIC (Serbia) – producer of multiple-winning documentary films carried out for
Prababa Production; founding member of DokSerbia, the Association od Documentary Filmmakers of Serbia,currently serving as the President of the Board.
OLIVER SERTIC (Croatia) – documentary producer and distributor for RESTART, Croatia. He is programming director of Dokukino, Zagreb and director of Liburnia Film Festival. He is the co-founder of the Amateur Film Review – RAF and the Autonomous cultural centre – Attack!