Archaeology, Heritage, Museum

‘Assyria to Iberia,’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art –

A key loan to the exhibition will be several works from the seldom-shown Carambolo Treasure. Discovered near Seville, Spain, the treasure consists of exceptionally finely worked gold jewelry reflecting both Phoenician and local metalworking traditions. More recently, the discovery of a ritual complex nearby has given scholars a social background for understanding these spectacular artifacts. […]

Europeana, Heritage, Sound Visualization

Nightingale & Canary – Bird sounds visualized by Andy Thomas

Nightingale & Canary Australian artist Andy Thomas specializes in creating ‘audio life forms’: beautiful abstract shapes that react to sounds. In this animated short, he visualizes two recorded bird sounds from the archives of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum (Europeana).