OUR WORK: ATHENA’s experience of the Emotive project to date

April 15, 2017

It’s been a wonderfully busy 4 months, since the beginning of the EMOTIVE project, for “team EMOTIVE” at the Athena Research Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies (ATHENA). Our multidisciplinary team has been actively working on many aspects of the project in tandem. As a first taste, early on in December 2016, our archeologist-storytellers … Continue reading "OUR WORK: ATHENA’s experience of the Emotive project to date"

Meet Emotive’s collaborators: CHESS, MAGELLAN & PLUGGY

April 7, 2017

Did you know that the Emotive project collaborates with several major European Research and Technological Development initiatives? Throughout the project we’ll be drawing on the experiences of the CHESS,  MAGELLAN and PLUGGY projects as we research and develop the prototype Emotive software platform. MAGELLAN ( is coordinated by Emotive partner EXUS and DIGINEXT SARL (DXT) also … Continue reading "Meet Emotive’s collaborators: CHESS, MAGELLAN & PLUGGY"

1st Emotive Workshop, Glasgow

March 14, 2017

On February 22-23rd, amid the august surroundings of the University of Glasgow, Emotive held its first User Workshop. The event brought together a small group of cultural and creative experts for two days of intensive, hands-on prototyping and preliminary evaluation work. Leading international specialists in user design, gaming, curation, digital engagement and interpretation listened, discussed, … Continue reading "1st Emotive Workshop, Glasgow"

Image of the exhibition 'The Antonine Wall: Rome's Final Frontier' at the Hunterian Museum.

Our cultural partner: the Hunterian Museum

February 20, 2017

Over the next three years, the Emotive project team will be working closely with two cultural partners, Çatalhöyük in Turkey and the Hunterian Museum at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, to develop and test new storytelling tools. ‘The Antonine Wall: Rome’s Final Frontier‘ is an exhibition located in the permanent gallery of the Hunterian Museum at … Continue reading "Our cultural partner: the Hunterian Museum"

Image of researchers testing the effects of smoke from a burning oven fire in a replica house at Çatalhöyük.
(c) Jason Quinlan

Our cultural partner: Çatalhöyük

February 20, 2017

One of the most important archaeological sites in the world, Çatalhöyük (pronounced cha-tal-hoy-yuk) is a densely packed Neolithic (New Stone Age) settlement in central Turkey which dates back 9000 years. The site is a cultural partner of the Emotive project and, over the next three years, we’ll be working closely with the team there to … Continue reading "Our cultural partner: Çatalhöyük"

Planning underway for Emotive workshop, Glasgow, Feb 2017

January 16, 2017

  We’re delighted to share the news that Emotive’s first project workshop has been confirmed for 22-23 February 2017 at the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow, Scotland . A range of leading international specialists in the fields of user design, gaming, curation, digital engagement and interpretation will participate in the two-day session, which will include hands-on … Continue reading "Planning underway for Emotive workshop, Glasgow, Feb 2017"

1001 Stories at the Ancient Agora of Athens

December 26, 2016

The first iteration of the first EMOTIVE stories was released and tested in December at the archeological site of the Ancient Agora in Athens, Greece. The stories, composed by archeologist- storytellers Ms. Katerina Servi and Mr. Francesco Ripanti, aim at involving the visitors of the Ancient Agora in an emotional travel to the past. Well … Continue reading "1001 Stories at the Ancient Agora of Athens"

Emotive Project kick-off!

November 26, 2016

After months of planning, we are very excited to kick off the EMOTIVE project in Athens! On November 26th, members from all eight partner institutions and companies gathered at the offices of the Athena Research Institute to meet, greet and plan the work ahead. Over the next three years, the team will research, design, develop … Continue reading "Emotive Project kick-off!"