Tag: museums

EMOTIVE@ATHENA participates in the International Museum Day 2018 celebrations

EMOTIVE@ATHENA participates in the International Museum Day  2018 celebrations The ATHENA Research Center’s EMOTIVE team participated actively in the celebrations of the International Museum Day 2018 on May 18, 2018. This year’s theme was “Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics”. More than 36,000 museums worldwide participate in the celebrations each year. This year was particularly […]

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SPOTLIGHT ON: CrossCult & EMOTIVE project collaboration meeting

The EMOTIVE ATHENA Research Center and CrossCult University of Peloponnese teams met on 28th of February and 1st of March 2018 for a two day technology demonstrations, exchange of ideas and definition of concrete collaboration points between the two projects. The meeting took place at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of […]

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Showcasing EMOTIVE storytelling about Romans at the Antonine Wall at European Researchers’ Night – Explorathon 2017

European Researchers’ Night, or Explorathon as it is known across Scotland, has become an established event in researchers’ public engagement calendar going from strength to strength across Europe since 2005 when it started, and since 2014 in Scotland. It is funded by the European Commission under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions programme and it is an […]

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Our work: University of Glasgow

Working with the EMOTIVE Hunterian Museum’s Personas IMAGE 1: Group at 1st EMOTIVE User Workshop (Glasgow University, Hunterian Museum, February 2017) discussing the Hunterian personas   We thought it would be timely to introduce the personas we have also developed for the Hunterian museum and the Antonine Wall display and how we used them at […]

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We all have a story to tell

Storytelling applies to nearly everything we do. Everybody uses stories, from educators to marketers and from politicians to journalists, to inform, persuade, entertain, motivate or inspire. Storytelling becomes an even more powerful tool when it taps into our emotions. We are all storytellers to some extent. Do you remember the last time you have told […]

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Meet Emotive’s collaborators: CHESS, MAGELLAN & PLUGGY

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 (http://www.magellanproject.eu/) is coordinated by Emotive partner EXUS and DIGINEXT SARL (DXT) also […]

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1st Emotive Workshop, Glasgow

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, […]

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