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What is Curation?

What is Curation?

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The Heist Conference Inspired by the imaginative potential in relating the warehouse context of the Nova gallery to artists-participants of varying expertise following their diverse fields of work. The fictional premise allows the exploration of character perspectives of double life, role-playing and narrative interpretation. Here, individual projects of diverse media relates to characters that traverse the planes of real life and creative platform. Heist Conference also connects to the venue’s warehouse origins to be an actual set where a scene happens. This is to be able to deal with a kind of exhibition not within the white cube territory, but more so of its ability to bridge meaning to real life.

Curation the whole story! The entire curation story - Why do we need it? - What is it? - Where is the value? - can be told from the picture below: Information Overflow (Left Image) - The reasons for curation are multiple and the image on the left characterize the problem perfectly and as follows: Information is growing at warp speedInformation flow piles up so fast that finding the right information is a big challengeHuman capacity to deal with so much information is at its limit.

Content Curation Primer Photo by Stuck in Customs What is Content Curation? Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme. The work involves sifting, sorting, arranging, and publishing information.

Curadoria de conteúdo – Quando isso começou? (em inglês) If you’re doing any reading about Content Curation as part of an overall content marketing strategy, you sometimes see writers referring to this as something new. I remember when I started really getting interested in it back in 2011. So is it new? Postproduction The term postproduction in film and television refers to the work done after principal shooting has taken place. This would include the editing, color correction, special effects, etc. In other words, it is during postproduction that the data that has been captured is cut up, moved around, filtered, and shaped into a finished work.

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The Nebo Blog: Interactive Marketing, Design & Ramblings. Brought to you by Nebo Agency As more and more people and brands take to producing digital content, a group of individuals has arisen with the goal of filtering the wheat from the chaff. I had the pleasure of interviewing the curator of the popular site Brain Pickings, Maria Popova, and picking her brain on this topic. The role of people like Maria will only become more important in the future, and her insights are well-worth consideration. If you have questions for Maria, feel free to leave them in the comments or send her a tweet. Why Curation Will Transform Education and Learning: 10 Key Reasons There is a growing number of key trends that are both rapidly revolutionizing the world of education as we know it and opening up opportunities to review and upgrade the role and scope of many of its existing institutions, (as the likeliness that they are going to soon become obsolete and unsustainable, is right in front of anyone's eyes). George Siemens, in his recent Open Letter to Canadian Universities, sums them up well: 1) An Overwhelming Abundance of Information Which Begs To Be OrganizedThe goal is not (and probably it never was) to learn or memorize all of the information available out there. It's just too much even if we focus only on the very essence of it.

Stephanie Syjuco’s FREE TEXTS: An Open Source Reading Room We’ll Make Out Better Than Okay at La Esquina includes Stephanie Syjuco’s “FREE TEXTS: An Open Source Reading Room”, featuring a wall of flier take-aways of URLs for free online texts surrounding ideas of intellectual property. Stephanie Syjuco’s piece is like a poem of references. With titles like, “Free Culture” and “Reclaiming The Commons”, this installation of community-bulletin-like fliers promotes open conversation and instead of offering phone numbers, lets us take away a digital code belonging to an archived piece of alluring information. The “information” available sets up a self-referencing framework for the nature of the interaction with the work. This lovely and precise scenario, for me, calls to mind how we attempt to acquire information, and the contexts in which we find it desirable.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation Steven Rosenbaum is the CEO of, a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites. He's also the author of Curation Nation. You've heard the buzz word — curation — being thrown around like it's a gadget we all know how to work. In reality, good content curation isn't as simple as pushing a share button. It's actually a combination of finding great content and following some simple best practices on how to successfully share that content.

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