Learning from history to co-create our future

Let's build apps and 3d prototypes, reusing Public domain arts and history collections! Platoniq, a Europeana Labs associate, developed a Co-creation methodology in collaboration with the Europeana Foundation to promote the reuse of European cultural heritage resources by makers communities. Our practical sessions have been adapted using various techniques and principles from creative thinking, rapid prototyping and agile development.
Open Heritage Participatory Process Canvas

Exploring how to repurpose marginalized heritage sites participatively: OpenHeritage

Co-LearningSelf-managementSharing resourcesP2P economySocial InnovationAnalogies of digital

Contributors: Platoniq

Imagine a former industrial site now abandoned, that local residents want to convert into a community school! Imagine a park that is used on a daily basis by local young people, local organic farmers and by a collective of elderly people. Imagine that these residents could participate in taking decisions about the future of the area! Imagine a neighborhood once derelict and now upcoming, at risk of aggressive gentrification but with the presence of a strong grassroots... Read more
Sketch of a dress. Zora Živadinovic Davidovic

Europeana Fashion Co-creation workshop at Rijksmuseum

Co-LearningCommunities / NetworksTecnology reappropiationAnalogies of digitalEuropeana

Contributors: Platoniq

On April 20th, in the fantastic venue of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Europeana Fashion is organising a co-creation workshop in collaboration with the Europeana Foundation, Platoniq and Rijksmuseum. This will take place right before the two-day international fashion conference "Fashion in museums: past, present & future”, that will also take place in Amsterdam. We’re looking for innovative and adventurous designers, coders, cultural managers, artists, creatives, IT and marketing experts to take up the challenge of engaging with fashion institutions both GLAMs -... Read more
Charles Dickens is my name I'm @Europeanaeu

I am @europeanaeu: find your hero(ine) in @Europeanaeu


Contributors: Platoniq

From Asta Nielsen to Zoroaster, there are lots of famous faces from history in Europeana. Old, young, familiar or sometimes even forgotten. But who inspires you, and why? We want you to tell us, from today, in any language you like, who your cultural hero or heroine in Europeana is and why you picked them using ‘I am @Europeanaeu’ and the hashtag #AllezCulture! We hope this initiative will enhance people’s awareness of Europeana and increase the interest of funders, thereby contributing to our sustainability. When you’ve picked your heroine or hero, you could illustrate it with... Read more
Memories Of Lawn Tennis

¿Cansado de sólo contemplar cuadros? ¡Pues métete en ellos!

Co-LearningP2P economyCommunities / NetworksGamesICTsEuropeana

Contributors: Platoniq

¿Alguna vez has querido recrear una versión del cuadro La lechera de Vermeer en su propia cocina, o reunirte con tus amigos un sábado por la noche y volver a escenificar la pintura La última cena de Leonardo Da Vinci? VanGoYourself, una nueva plataforma conceptualizada y desarrollada bajo la iniciativa Europeana Creative en la que participamos, acaba de lanzarse para permitir que la gente redescubra y participe en pinturas clásicas de todo el mundo de una manera nueva y emocionante. VanGoYourself anima a recrear escenas clásicas de algunos de los cuadros más famosos del mundo en un entorno... Read more
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Sketch of a dress. Zora Živadinovic Davidovic

Sketch of a dress. Zora Živadinovic Davidovic. Content Provider Museum of Applied Art, Belgrade