In the framework of CREARCH project 10 new virtual archival collections were launched at Topotheque collaborative digital platform: Baština Hrvata u Srbiji, HNK Ivan pl. Zajc Rijeka, Prelog, Marija Bistrica, University of Zagreb, University of Zadar, … This activities are presented in the framework of CREARCH activities (public lectures, educational programs, workshops etc.) and was used for launching Stories from archives platforms and public activities, as well as for collecting archival material for exibitions and multimedia events.
"Stories from archives"
In the CREARCH framework ICARUS HR started multimedia platform “Stories from archives” that will be a base for various multimedia projects. We collect and presented stories and archival materials from GLAM intuitions and private collections. We organized start virtual exhibition, traveling poster exhibition, mobile app campaign and Instagram campaign #PriceIzArhiva. We also organized workshops and lectures on digital storytelling and creative presentations around this platform.
Traveling poster exhibition was so far presented at: Creative Treasury 2020 symposium, Osijek, 20-24 October 2020, Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, 23 November – 17 December 2020, Podsused City Library, 20 December 2020 –February 2021, Kustošija City Library, March 2021 and Prelog City Library April 2021.
Series of lectures
As part of CREARCH project activities dealing with communication models and innovative artistic practices, ICARUS Hrvatska have prepared a series of multimedia lectures on visual, digital and transmedia performances and events that connect people and archives through creative and artistic storytelling of archival stories. Series of 5 lectures by artists and creative industry professionals were held at the Zoom platform according to program published at web page and media platforms. Program is available at: https://www.icarushrvatska.hr/projekti/crearch and all lectures are available at ICARUSHR YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeRqtKiIrIiqaBscPIHXlOPZIdzQ_kHLs.
Multimedia exhibition, Gallery Šira, April 6th – April 20th 2021.
Exhibition “Anatomy Class – Then and Now” is part of artistic project “Plastic Anatomy – The first Croatian Atlas of Anatomy for artists realized as ICARUS HR “creative artistic” activity in CREARCH project. It aims to research, process, exhibit and make publicly available historical and artistic archives related to the subject of anatomy, which has been the backbone of the Art and Teaching Program since the very beginning of Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb from 1900’s. This material is kept in the Archives of Academy of Fine Arts and in the Archives of Academy of Fine Arts at the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. The exhibition presents archival material, artistic and students works and video material made by Academy professors, archivists and artists.
"Volja je kostur – želja je mišićje”
Virtual exibition “Anatomy Class – Then and Now” is part of artistic project “Plastic Anatomy – The first Croatian Atlas of Anatomy for artists realized as ICARUS HR “creative artistic” activity in CREARCH project. The exhibition presents archival material, artistic and students works and video material made by Academy professors, archivists and artists of in the Archives of Academy of Fine Arts and in the Archives of Academy of Fine Arts at the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, while technical support and design is made by company ArhivPRO.