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Portuguese prize winners celebrated

November 17th, 2023

The Final Archive To Alive event took place in Portugal on 18 October 2023. The Portuguese participants in the @FATA – From Archive to Alive project had a wonderful night, where the teachers that were involved with the FATA project were congratulated and the work done by students using digital archives were presented. The winning READ MORE >


French contest winners announced

November 14th, 2023

At the end of October 23, BOREAL Innovation , coordinator of the FromArchive To Alive  project, gathered teachers and students at the Lycée Professionel Célony in Aix-en-Provence, France for the awards ceremony of digital art creation contest. This high school in AIx-en-Provence won the group category prize of the FATA Digital Artwork Contest, with a creation in READ MORE >

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From Archive To Alive Awards Ceremony in Cáceres (Spain)

October 31st, 2023

In October 2023, EOLAS, the Spanish partner of the From Archive To Alive project, met with the teachers and students of IES Javier García Téllez (Cáceres, Extremadura) to celebrate the awards ceremony of the project digital art creation contest. Two categories of prizes were awarded in a session where students had the opportunity to explain READ MORE >

Archive Contest Deadline Extended

July 10th, 2023

The From Archive To Alive (FATA) contest now has an extended deadline of 18.00h on 30th September to submit your entries. Votes for the entries will be collected between June 20th and 20.00h on 15th October 2023. Competition prize winners will be announced on 24th October at an online event at 19.00 CET Young users of READ MORE >

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Using Archives on Cultural Education

March 4th, 2023

The use of archive sources is central to education. Yet it is surprisingly common for primary and secondary students to graduate without any experience of using archives. They do not learn the skills of archival research although, as defined in the Dictionary of Archival Terminology, “the basic archival function is making available and promoting the READ MORE >

Archive To Alive Contest is now live!

March 1st, 2023

From Archive To Alive partners are pleased to announce our photo / video contest is now open! We call for young users of digital archives, to create a digital art work, related to AT LEAST ONE OR MORE of the following themes: ■ civic engagement ■ inclusion ■ environmental awareness The competition will recognise excellence READ MORE >

No more plastic for cosmetics: a small revolution

February 12th, 2023

In today’s ever-changing world, it is better to have friends than enemies. This has been the strategy of 14 big enterprises in the beauty market, who have decided to cooperate to transform their value chain and make it more sustainable. Chanel, L’Oréal, Sisley, L’Occitane and many more form now “Pulp In Action”, a consortium aiming READ MORE >

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Using archives in education

January 22nd, 2023

An archive stores knowledge so that it can be used and benefit of all. It is a place where people can go to gather firsthand facts, data, and evidence from sources such as letters, reports, notes, memos, photographs, and other primary resources. The varied content and format of archives makes them a perfect learning resource READ MORE >

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En route pour la vie

December 12th, 2022

The exhibit “En route pour la vie” (“On the road to life”) plunges visitors into the past thanks to sound extracts drawn from INA archives, the French National Audiovisual Institute. Created in 1982, the Road Safety Delegation acts on road users’ behaviour to make them more responsible and contributes to the reinforcement of the safety READ MORE >

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How to educate in art according to expressionist painter Mark Rothko

November 16th, 2022

Have you ever wondered about the relevance of art in the education of young students? How could you contribute to an education that focuses on creativity, expressiveness and critical thinking to educate more empathetic and socially aware future citizens? Today’s post may not give you direct answers, but we hope it will be an inspiring READ MORE >

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The environment Is in You

October 30th, 2022

“If we are to preserve culture, we must continue to create it” – Johan Huizinga And it is thanks to technology that we have the possibility to preserve culture, to keep it intact, to escape the wear and tear of time, but above all, we have the possibility to make it accessible to everyone; without READ MORE >

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Digital Art contest for students

October 16th, 2022

It’s time to launch the From Archive To Alive Digital Art contest for students!!! FATA – From Archive to Alive is an ERASMUS+ project (No. 2021-1-FR01-Ka220-SCH-000031562). FATA aims to motivate students to explore available audio-visual archives, compare traditional and digital art, learn about their civic engagement and social inclusiveness while raising awareness of environmental issues. READ MORE >

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Digital museum promotes cultural heritage activities

July 21st, 2022

A new digital museum has opened in Marseille. In cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, various local bodies and the association “La Fabulerie”, the first “Micro-Folies” of the French Bouches-du-Rhône region has opened in Marseille. A “Micro-Folie” is a digital museum, which can host a FabLab, a Virtual Reality (VR) room, a theatre, a library READ MORE >

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Partner meeting in Marseille

June 5th, 2022

The project team met in Marseille on May 31st 2022 to work on the outcomes of From Archive To Alive. Specifically, Archive to Alive will produce an e-learning course for teachers that will show them how to design lessons and projects through the use of the digital audio-visual archives in order to make them more appealing. The READ MORE >

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EUscreen and education

May 29th, 2022

The EUscreen portal provides access to clips and programmes from 25 broadcasters and audiovisual archives from 19 European countries. The collection consists of thousands of media items including videos, photographs, audio files, and documents, curated by archivists and researchers.  With such a wealth of open access resources to use, EUscreen has been used in some READ MORE >

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Cook It Forward – Bringing Culinary Heritage into the 21st Century

May 1st, 2022

Cultural Heritage is an expression of the ways of living developed by a community. It is passed on from generation to generation, including customs, practices, places, objects, artistic expressions and values. Cultural Heritage is often expressed as either Intangible or Tangible Cultural Heritage. One form of intangible cultural heritage is the food we eat and READ MORE >


What is EUscreen?

April 6th, 2022

EUscreen is a website that provides free access to Europe’s television heritage through videos, articles, images and audio from European audiovisual archives and broadcasters. It offers an archive of resources that is based on the materials from a consortium of European broadcasters and audiovisual archives. They aim to support access to Europe’s audiovisual heritage. The READ MORE >

Archive to Alive Project launches

February 6th, 2022

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Archive to Alive Project web site! Due to the pandemic measures, students have been deprived of cultural stimuli since field trips have been put on hold. At the same time, platforms such as EUscreen which have exceptionally interesting material, have not received sufficient attention, despite the READ MORE >