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Exhibition design. Lecturer: Iohanna Nicenboim Duration: From April 21st to May 12th, 2014 Application deadline: April 16th, 2014 This course examines the planning and designing of three-dimensional environments that encourage visitor’s understanding, participation, and emotional engagement.

Exhibition design

Participants will learn different tools to understand and manipulate space using from simple existing elements to design graphics or multimedia in order to make the exhibition content more clear and accessible. Following the course participants will learn practical tools to observe a space and its interaction, will design an exhibition according to a brief and will develop a presentation of complete exhibition design proposal.

Participation fee: 145€ Language: English Enrol here and we will contact you to provide the payment details. Proposals. Curatorial opportunity at apexart Anywhere but here: curatorial opportunity at apexart apexart’s Franchise Program open call is an opportunity for anyone to submit a proposal for ...

Proposals

Open call for artists and curators art:i:curate is a growing international network of contemporary artists, curators and collectors. art:i:curate showcases emerging artists on its ... KARST Curatorial Open Call 2014 Deadline: Sunday 19th January, 2014, 23:59 (GMT) Notification Email to successful applicants: Friday 31st January 2014 KARST announces an ... Abandoned Suitcases Reveal Private Lives of Insane Asylum Patients. If you were committed to a psychiatric institution, unsure if you’d ever return to the life you knew before, what would you take with you?

Abandoned Suitcases Reveal Private Lives of Insane Asylum Patients

That sobering question hovers like an apparition over each of the Willard Asylum suitcases. From the 1910s through the 1960s, many patients at the Willard Asylum for the Chronic Insane left suitcases behind when they passed away, with nobody to claim them. Upon the center’s closure in 1995, employees found hundreds of these time capsules stored in a locked attic. Working with the New York State Museum, former Willard staffers were able to preserve the hidden cache of luggage as part of the museum’s permanent collection. “There were many patients in these asylums who were probably not unlike friends you and I have now.” 10 ways journalists can use Storify.

When Storify appeared on the collective journalism screen a few weeks back at TechCrunch Disrupt, it inspired a lot of oohs, ahhs and speculation as to how it would work for journalists. There are similar curation tools out there, like KeepStream and Curated.by, though they focus primarily on collecting tweets (Correction: KeepStream also allows for Facebook integration). Storify, on the other hand, allows a user to organize various media (text, documents, video, images) and social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) into an orderly, linear presentation. The story pieces retain all of their original links and functionality – and the full presentations are embeddable on any site. It has a very easy-to-use search for social media keywords and works using a drag-and-drop functionality. What are the best content curation tools for daily use.

Mysyndicaat.com has been my first love and I have been curating the news for MasterNewMedia.org with it since 2005.

What are the best content curation tools for daily use

Amplify.com is a great and simple, free solution that allows you great flexibility, easy clipping, editing and powerful distribution to all your preferred channels.Now: clipboard.com/ Scoop.it is a great and simple real-time news curation tool that I have been experimenting with in the last few days and I find it extremely useful. Curated.by, Storify.com, Keepstream, CurationStation, Habitstream and Lynk.ly are all nice and interesting alternatives for simple curation assignments each with different features and strengths. The more powerful solutions are out of my reach, but the leaders in this sector are Loud3r, OneSpot, Daylife as well as Eqentia, BrowseMyStuff, CIThread, HiveFire and a few others. To get the full picture of this space and all of the tools and services available please check this technology map:

Curate.Us - Share Screen Clips Anywhere. International Art English. How the Art World's Lingo of Exclusivity Took Root, Branched Out, And Then Rotted From Within. The hypnotizing argot of the art world is familiar to anyone who has ever tried to decipher a gallery press release or encountered a nebulous artist statement.

How the Art World's Lingo of Exclusivity Took Root, Branched Out, And Then Rotted From Within

Is linguistic inflation insanely awesome? Www.niso.org/publications/rp/framework3.pdf. A Companion to Digital Humanities. Www.ils.unc.edu/callee/p95-lee.pdf. A community resource guide to data curation in the digital humanities. Content Curation Tools - The Newsmaster Toolkit by Robin Good. Content Curation World. Change (A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders) Technology can help you and your organization bring about the change you want to see in the world. Subscribe to the quarterly digital journal for nonprofit leaders, NTEN: Change, for free! You'll be able to download the journal, view it on your computer, or even access it from your iPad, iPod Touch, or iPhone!

To subscribe, simply fill out the form below. You'll be able to access NTEN: Change immediately, and you'll also receive future issues automatically (you can unsubscribe at any time). Contact publications@nten.org with any questions. The Unanticipated Benefit of Content Curation. I was honored to write a feature article in the recent issue of the NTEN journal called “The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation: Reducing Information Overload.”

The Unanticipated Benefit of Content Curation

I’ll be doing a FREE webinar on Thursday, July 12 at 11 am PST to walk you through the idea and practices described in the area. You can register for the webinar here. Overuse of “Curating” Reaches an All-Time High, Local Blog Notices. Your day in brutal honesty: The Awl’s screaming headline “You Are Not a Curator, You Are Actually Just a Filthy Blogger” pretty much says it all (it’s even tagged “STOP IT”).

Overuse of “Curating” Reaches an All-Time High, Local Blog Notices

The post comes in response to a lecture put on by the popular Creative Mornings event series in Brooklyn by artist and TED-Talker Jonathan Harris, who argued, “Curation is replacing creation as a mode of self-expression.” Well, that grandiose claim is pretty easy to debunk, as Awl editor Choire Sicha promptly does: “For starters, ‘curation’ is choosing among things that are created.” The general misuse of the word “curate” seems to be a result of the mass adoption of online social networks that let users share whatever text, images, and videos they feel are worth sharing.

While curators do, basically, share a lot of things with a captive audience, what they do is quite a bit different from picking out what to put on your Pinterest board of wedding inspiration. — Kyle Chayka. You Are Not a Curator, You Are Actually Just a Filthy Blogger. "Curation is replacing creation as a mode of self-expression.

You Are Not a Curator, You Are Actually Just a Filthy Blogger

" – Jonathan Harris @jjhnumber27 #creativemornings— Tina Roth Eisenberg (@swissmiss) June 1, 2012 As a former actual curator, of like, actual art and whatnot, I think I'm fairly well positioned to say that you folks with your blog and your Tumblr and your whatever are not actually engaged in a practice of curation. Call it what you like: aggregating? Blogging? Choosing?

Copyright infringing sometimes? "When you create digital tools that changes people's behavior, you are not a software engineer but a social engineer! " Is "Curate" The Most Abused Fashion Word of 2010? - Rants. A throwdown about the term ‘curator’ « museum geek. Lately, questions about the bastardisation of the term curator have been emerging around the blogosphere.

A throwdown about the term ‘curator’ « museum geek

The Hermitage Museum wrote An Open Letter to Everyone Using the Word ‘Curate’ Incorrectly on the Internet, and Digital Transformations recently asked whether DJs are curators, and vice versa. Their opening volley caught my attention: The word ‘curator’ gets used liberally these days to talk about stuff people do on the web. But does that devalue the term? Is there any way what someone does on Facebook is comparable to the years of training and knowledge which goes into curating collections in museums and galleries? Top 51 Free Aggregator Apps - 1 to 50 based on popularity.

Home > News > Top 49 Free Aggregator Apps 1 to 49 based on popularity Aggregator applications are online tools that pull content from numerous news sources and compile it into one easy to follow interface the user can browse.

Top 51 Free Aggregator Apps - 1 to 50 based on popularity

AppAppeal ranks all aggregator apps based on worldwide popularity. Pearltrees makes Web curation a joy with its 'magical' new iPad app. Not many tech CEOs would have the guts to describe their products as “magical” and as delivering “pure happiness”, but that’s exactly how Pearltrees‘ Patrice Lamothe describes the startup’s iPad app released today.

You know what? He may just be right. Pearltrees is a service that takes a visual approach to Web curation. Launched late last year with its browser-based version, it allows you to create networks of ‘pearls’ on screen. The Jealous Curator. Collection a Day : Home. Art of the Title. Curator's ǝpoɔ. Deeply Thinking. School and Career Advice : education : Canadian Art School.

Hrheingold: I illustrate how I use bookmarklets and extensions to curate w/ Diigo, Scoop.it, Pearltrees.