DARIAH Theme Call 2020/2021: Meet the winning projects

DARIAH-EU is excited to announce the nine winning projects for this year’s Theme Funding call, three on ‘DARIAH Arts Exchanges’ and six on ‘Arts, Humanities and COVID-19’. This year’s call attracted a high number of well articulated and competitive applications, mainly addressing, perhaps not surprisingly, the topic of ‘Arts, Humanities and COVID-19’. The winning projects will run for a year (2020-2021) and will receive an overall budget of 87.920 euros. 

DARIAH Arts Exchanges

  • Empty Mind, Ine Vanoeveren, Kristof Timmerman (DARIAH-BE)
  • Folk music groups: their artistic practice and infrastructural needs in the COVID-19 era and beyond, Magdalena Chudy, Ewa Łukasik, Ewa Kuśmierek, Tomasz Parkoła (DARIAH-PL)
  • International Evening Class, Annett Busch (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Arts, Humanities and COVID-19

  • Contemporary collecting and COVID-19: barriers, bottlenecks, and perspectives in digital curation, Chiara Zuanni (DARIAH-AT)
  • DH in Transition: A mixed approach and a hybrid publication on the effects of COVID-19 in DH research and practice, Maria Ilvanidou, Agiatis Benardou (DARIAH-GR)
  • Electronic Literature (e-lit) and Covid 19, Soeren Pold (DARIAH-DK)
  • Fitting inside COVID-19. Aesthetic Resilience of Contemporary Music facing a Pandemic Crisis, Marlies De Munck (DARIAH-BE)
  • Making the Pandemic Understandable Using Public, Hi-resolution Screens, Eveline Wandl-Vogt (Ars Electronica Linz GmbH & Co KG)
  • Visualizing the Virus, Sria Chatterjee (IXDM, FHNW, Basel & Max-Planck Kunsthistorisches Institut) 

Electronic Literature (e-lit) and Covid 19, Søren Pold (DARIAH-DK)

DARIAH-DK is represented among the winning projects with the project “Electronic Literature (e-lit) and Covid 19” by Søren Pold, Aarhus University and the Digital Aesthetics Research Center. Read the short project description below:

“How is the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting measures, and movement of cultural life online reflected in electronic literature and other digital narrative practices online? This project aims to develop an analytical research study, an open-access research collection, an online exhibition and a critical study of electronic literature and digital art produced during this time of COVID 19.”

About Digital Aesthetics Research Center (DARC)

DARC brings together researchers at Aarhus University and functions as a shared intellectual resource that identifies, analyses, and mediates current topics, producing experiments and research projects.

We focus on bringing together researchers at Aarhus University, forming research projects, collaborations and international networks. We publish newspapers and a a journal, arrange yearly international PhD seminars, internal research seminars, larger research conferences, and organize public exhibitions and events with digital media artists and researchers from around the world. Besides contributing analytically and theoretically to the field, DARC also engages in practical experiments (often in collaboration with artists and practitioners).

Our aim is to provide new knowledge about the relationship between art, culture and technology.