Dance Pilot

  • Pilot Coordinator: COVUNI
  • Participants: UNL-FCSH, IN2

The aim of the Europeana Dance Pilot is to create a general framework for working with dance content and the metadata accessible through Europeana and in so doing enable the production of two innovative models of content re-use, one for research purposes and one for leisure. As such two applications are developed based on this framework: DanceSpaces and DancePro.

DanceSpaces focuses on the needs of the general public, dance enthusiasts and pre-professionals, dance audiences/viewers and tourists, etc. who want to share and explore content about a particular dance aspect.
DancePro focuses on the needs of researchers and dance experts (e.g. dance artists, choreographers) who need a set of much more powerful tools for accessing dance content and creating extensive metadata.

In addition, the Dance Gateway on E-Space Portal isĀ dedicated to performed dance and to other digital resources related to dance

Dance content of the pilot, both including content drawn from the regional, national and private archival collections of partners and from Europeana, embraces contemporary dance, classical ballet and other theatrical dance forms as well as social and popular dance, folk, national and indigenous dance forms, and more ancient dance forms including those inscribed on historical artifacts (drawings, objects, paintings, texts and other kinds of inscriptions), notations and other forms of dance scores, books and other textual objects, publicity and marketing materials (posters, programmes, etc.), audio-visual recordings, photographs, and digital visualizations (using motion capture and other tracking devices).