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    • DCA is co-funded by the CIP-ICT Policy Support Programme of the European Union
    • THE DCA PROJECT  Pilot B project in the EU CIP-ICT PSP programme  PACKED vzw – Centre of Expertise in Digital Heritage (BE)  25 partners from 12 countries  21 content providers – European museums and other art institutions  4 technical partners  1/1/11 – 30/6/13  Budget 3.947.286  Funding of 50% DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion 2 Kick-off meeting in Brussels, january 2011
    • 3 DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion Frissiras Museum (Athens), MMCA - Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art (Thessaloniki), National Gallery-Alexandros Soutzos Museum (Athens), National Gallery of Iceland (Reykjavik), RAM - Reykjavík Art Museum (Reykjavik), Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art (Riga), Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam), NIMk - Netherlands Institute for Media Art (Amsterdam), WRO Art Center (Wroclaw), Ars Electronica (Linz), argos - centre for art and media (Brussels), MAC’s - Museum of Contemporary Art of the French Community of Belgium (Grand-Hornu), Mu.ZEE – Collection of the province of West Flanders and the City of Ostend (Ostend), Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium (Brussels), MMSU - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka (Rijeka), EMAF – European Media Art Festival (Osnabrück), HfG – Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe), transmediale (Berlin)
    • THE GOAL (I) 4 DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion Digitisation workshop Brussels, february 2011 “Digitising European Contemporary Artworks and aggregating the created digital reproductions to Europeana – the single access point of Europe’s cultural heritage”  Digitising works made after 1945  Around 27.000 contemporary artworks  And 2.000 contextual documents  # types: drawing, multimedia-installation, sculpture …
    • 5 DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion
    •  Not only ‘digitising for Europeana’ according to the motto ‘digitise once for all purposes’  Identification of best practices for  Digitisation (WP4)  Metadata attribution (WP3)  Long term preservation (WP6)  Aggregation (WP5)  And in some cases  Collection management system?  Rights management?  Online (collection) platform? 6 DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion THE GOAL (II)
    • PREPARATION Assessment of expertise present with the partners by means of detailed questionnaire:  Knowledge of digital formats  Metadata practices  Long term preservation policy  … DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion 7
    • PREPARATION Template of digitisation plan Completed based on own workflow + digitisation guidelines  Tech parameters  Timing  Handling  … DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion 8
    • PREPARATION DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion 9 Making a planning based on detailed questionnaire + status analog materials
    • MONITORING DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion 10
    • AGGREGATION  No dedicated content portal or single aggregator  Showcase of DCA content through implementation of the Europeana API on the DCA project website Distributed aggregation to Europeana through  DCA-MINT by NTUA (6 partners)  GAMA – Gateway to Archives of Media Art (5 partners)  National aggregators (6 partners: Austria, Spain, the Netherlands, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia) 11 DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion
    • http://www.dca-project.eu DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion 12
    • 13 DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion
    • 14 DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion http://www.dca-project.eu/deliverables
    • SHARING KNOWLEDGE  Public deliverables available through the project website Additionally:  Template for digitisation plan  Monitoring sheet Also available for re-use in other digitisation projects -> write to info@packed.be to get your copy DCA wiki: contribute your own expertise and experiences with digitisation on http://wiki.dca-project.eu/ 15 DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion
    • DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion 16 http://wiki.dca-project.eu/
    • Thanks for your attention! www.digitisingcontemporaryart.eu www.dca-project.eu 17 DCAisco-fundedbytheCIP-ICTPolicySupportProgrammeoftheEuropeanUnion