Introduction There are all types of artifacts surrounding us every day. How artifacts can be different or similar between countries.
Structure Conception and types of artifacts. Differences and similarities of artifacts among countries. Conclusions.
The concept of an artifact Artifact: something made by man. Mainly an object of the material world. Expression of culture that becomes a media of communication. Carriers of knowledge, wisdom and history, traditions.
Types of artefacts Cultural artefacts Social artefacts Virtual artefacts Sonic artefacts Digital artefacts Natural artefacts
Sonic as cultural artifacts How do different cultures sound? All cultures have their own musical forms. An approach to the sound of a place is an approach to their intangible heritage.
Sonic as a cultural artifacts A Spanish example: its history can be traced in culture and folklore; the influence of Iberian, Celtic, Roman, Catholic and Muslim cultures; different traditions and different kinds of music .
Sonic as a cultural artifact A Spanish example: the traditional music of each of the regions have distinct characteristics; different instruments. A Spanish guitar A Basque Txistu
Tools A means of achieving things in the world which are acquired during development and passed on to subsequent generations. The inventive use of tools is what makes, and has made, humans human.
Conclusion All kinds of artifacts are connected in between. Cultural artifacts from different countries have an impact on human lives. Artifacts on the one hand make us different but at the same time similar. Artifacts send us a message.