iWareBatik Presented on Asian Digital Forum CIDOC – ICOM Conference 2020
On December 10th, 2020, iWareBatik project was presented as the success story of Digital Media Engagement on Asian Digital Forum CIDOC – International Council of Museums (ICOM) Conference 2020. This year’s conference highlights Digital Transformation in Cultural Heritage Institutions as the main theme. Together with 10 panellists, Puspita Ayu Permatasari on behalf of the team explains the journey of iWareBatik development as an example of promoting the wise use of technology to preserve textile heritage. The essential elements of iWareBatik project are regarded as significant contribution within the workshop of ICOM standardization of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Specific research and working papers are currently being prepared to be included within the documentation process of iWareBatik digital technology.
Batik is a textile-making tradition in Indonesia that was inscribed by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009.
iWareBatik is a digital platform that is designed to showcase and communicate the exceptional cultural values of Batik tradition that is protected by UNESCO as the legacy of humanity.
The online platform serves to help international and Indonesian Batik stakeholders to identify the variety of Batik textiles, philosophical values behind the motif, its place of origin, and useful information about local producers. Since Batik characterises the culture of each region in Indonesia, iWareBatik platform also features information about Indonesian tourism overview related to Batik in 34 provinces across Indonesia.
The Artificial Intelligence machine learning provides a new learning experience to reveal the hidden past of the Batik motifs using the Batik Recognition Tool in the mobile app.
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On December 10th, 2020, iWareBatik project was presented as the success story of Digital Media Engagement on Asian Digital Forum CIDOC – ICOM Conference 2020. The essential elements of iWareBatik project are regarded as significant contribution within the workshop of ICOM standardization of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
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