Digitisation

Linked Heritage (Europeana project)

The Arts and Theatre Institute is a partner in the project ‘Linked Heritage – Coordination of Standards and Technologies for the Enrichment of Europeana’. The project is aimed at cultural heritage and groups mainly institutions with a cultural mission, such as libraries, archives, galleries and museums. Launched on 1 April 2011, the project runs for a duration of thirty months and its outcom... Read More »

Virtual Study

Virtual Study represents the culmination of the Theatre Institute’s prior work in the area of digitising and establishing databases of its collections. Virtual Study is founded on two large databases—the Verbis database by the KP-SYS company (used by the Library and Bibliography Department) and the Divadlo database developed for the Information and Documents Department (theatre productions... Read More »

Toneelstof: a dynamic online platform for discursive performing arts history

Between 2007 and 2010 a series of four documentary DVDs was published together with a special issue of the Flemish theater magazine Documenta. The concept was to combine newly conducted in-depth interviews and video material from public television. These DVDs, covering the 1960s, 70s, 80s, and 90s, offer a valuable insight into recent developments in the Flemish performing arts. Last summer, the V... Read More »

Digital Archive of Performing Arts in Andalusia

In this database we are collecting, cataloguing and preserving the documentation that is to be the graphic memory of theatre and dance in Andalusia. Programmes, posters, photographs (prints and negatives), press cuttings, costume and set designs… are systematically digitalized and catalogued in our electronic archive (AEI) that holds over 130.000 images from the beginning of the XXth century... Read More »

Photography Plan

The aim of this plan is similar to the filming project: collecting illustrated feature productions of theatrical and dance performances, training courses, workshops, etc. After being selected, they are incorporated in the performing arts digital archive, where they are catalogued and put at the disposal of the researchers, teachers, and any other person interested. Currently holding 4.268 photogra... Read More »