Dear DigiArts friends,
In 2004-5 the DigiArts programme, a UNESCO web-based initiative to promote digital creation and creativity based on cultural diversity, focused its activity in the Arab World. And we have bNewsletter special edition: UNESCO DigiArts in the Arab Worldeen rewarded for our efforts!
Each of our actions – Online Master Module on Arts, Science and Technology, the Young Digital Creators programme such as Sound of our Water, Scenes and Sounds of my City – and Mapping a network of institutions and individuals in the creative and educational fields of practise – has been extremely well received and has created big interest amongst our target audience of young people, university students and their teachers.
The main objective of the programme was to work in partnership with Arab scholars, artists and designers in exploring ways of adapting the digital tools to the Arab culture and arts. Within this framework we can be proud that we have come together with more than around 80 collaborators involved a new and dynamic vision for Arab culture and artistic expression.
Tereza Wagner Team leader, UNESCO DigiArts team
Online Master Module on Arts, Science and Technology
From the UNESCO Office in Beirut
Progress in the online course of Arab States Master Module
From Mr Teemu Leinonen, University Art and Design Helsinki
Khaleej Young Musicians Composition Competition – Sound of our water
From the UNESCO Office in Doha
“Water, source of life”: creative resources for young people
From the UNESCO Office in Rabat
Young Digital Creators “Scenes and sounds of my city” now with Arabic guidelines
From the NGO Makash
Report : UNESCO DigiArts at the World Summit on Information Society 2005
From the UNESCO DigiArts Team that assists at WSIS