Tag: arts and culture

[Documentary] Cai Guo-Qiang and da Vinci: painting with Gunpowder

[Documentary] Cai Guo-Qiang and da Vinci: painting with Gunpowder

Gunpowder was invented in China, and evolved into something like a rocket during the ancient Song Dynasty, in other words, into a weapon. It was used in Europe too, breaking fortresses of the Middle Ages. The invention and discovery of gunpowder enabled many achievements of great significance in human history and also caused many disasters

Discover the biggest painting in the Louvre Museum with Tom Scott

Discover the biggest painting in the Louvre Museum with Tom Scott

I’ve been invited to the Louvre in Paris. It is the biggest museum in the world and we’re here to look at the biggest painting in its collection. It’s a painting that’s been celebrated, torn, restored, threatened, mended, torn again. Even duplicated. And now, it’s what the Mona Lisa is staring at. This is The

Preserving Maya Heritage with The British Museum

Preserving Maya Heritage with The British Museum

We often talk about the future of the human race. But the question I have is what can we learn from our shared past? If we’re going to move forward as a global community we need to think about how we can learn from our shared ideas and values and to do that we have

Sheridan | Technical Production for The Performing Arts Industry

Sheridan | Technical Production for The Performing Arts Industry

(upbeat music) – [Announcer] At it’s core, the Technical Production for the Performing Arts Industry is about building and making things. It’s enhancing the audience experience, technically and aesthetically. Whether it’s lighting, audio, props, paint, carpentry, wardrobe, or stage management, we’re all working towards a common goal, bringing ideas to life. Our learning environment is

Australia Council for the Arts Leadership Program

Australia Council for the Arts Leadership Program

WOMAN: The Australia Council for the Arts acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and pays our respect to the elders, both past and present. The Australia Council Leadership Program consists of the Future Leaders Program, the Arts Leaders Program and our International Leadership Program. The program has definitely impacted on my idea of

Arts Leaders Program: Australia Council for the Arts

Arts Leaders Program: Australia Council for the Arts

WOMAN: The Australia Council for the Arts acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and pays our respect to the elders, both past and present. So exciting to hear about the amazing work that’s going on. You need to know why you’re doing it and at what point in your career you are. You’re

Identifying art through machine learning at MoMA

Identifying art through machine learning at MoMA

Here at the Google Arts and Culture Lab we ask how can technology help us connect with culture in new ways. There is so many thing you can do when your software start understanding what is inside the content. One of the Google Arts and Culture collaborations was with MoMA So the initial problem was