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Relive the Forum d’Avignon Ruhr 2015

The fourth edition of the Forum d'Avignon Ruhr took place on September 22nd and 23rd, 2015 in Essen (Germany) and was titled: "Culture is Digital / Digital is Culture". The Forum d'Avignon was there to make you be part of the event.





N.I.C.E. Award

1st : The Machine To Be Another

Designed as an interactive performance installation, The Machine to be another is an art investigation on the relation of identity and empathy, taking the open-source form of a creative commons tool to promote tolerance.



2nd : PlanEt by WorldWiderLab

PlanEt constitutes an open-source device for collecting and visualizing biological data from plants in order to increase the citizen’s consciousness about the role of plants in cities. The data can be used for monitoring and moderating urban and spatial conditions. 



3rd : WikiHouse

WikiHouse is an open source building system. Many designers, collaborating to make it simple for everyone to design, print and assemble beautiful, low-energy homes, customized to their needs.



4th : Creative Technologies in the Classroom and Home Back Home

Creative Technologies in the Classroom (CTC) is a collaborative learning curriculum designed for schools wishing to incorporate emerging technologies into their existing classes by introducing basic concepts in programming, electronics and mechanics. 


Facing the ongoing crisis in Spain HOME BACK HOME proposes a platform for analysis, monitoring and treatment of new models of domestic living.