Speakers' Corner: iWareBatik - a journey to the discovery of the art of Batik

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14 December 2020

Uncovering the art of Indonesian Batik through technology. The iWareBatik-Digital Technologies and Artificial Intelligence for Batik Intangible Cultural Heritage has been developed by Puspita Ayu Permatasari, PhD student at USI Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society. It leads us to the discovery of this particular art form that combines creativity and tradition and allows us to understand the hidden meaning of drawings, motifs, and craftsmanship of this art that was declared a UNESCO World Heritage in 2009.

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The Speakers' Corner project, whose first experimental edition was held on 5 October 2020 at Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano during the Swiss Digital Days, launches a series of short video contributions in which students tell about the projects developed for the event. Speakers' Corner is a project promoted by the City of Lugano and the Lugano Living Lab, in which USI, together with other universities in Southern Switzerland, also participated: an initiative that stems from the desire to promote concrete projects to raise awareness on digital issues by enhancing skills in the area.

Puspita Ayu Permatasari, PhD student at USI Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society

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