On 15 September 2023, the winners of the Heritage in Motion Award were revealed. The Award ceremony took place at National Museum of Banat in Timisoara, Romania, at the occasion of the European Museum Academy Conference (EMA).
The Heritage in Motion Award celebrates unique and innovative audio-visual and multimedia projects which promote, explore, document, or safeguard Europe’s cultural heritage. It creates new routes for audiences into collections, and fosters their interest in world heritage. Founded in 2012 by the European Museum Academy and Europa Nostra, the Heritage in Motion Award is now jointly managed by EMA and the International Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures. This year’s jury members were Erik Hogenboom, Amilcar Vargas and Maja Malus Azhdari.
Participants competed in four different categories. The winner of the Heritage in Motion Award 2023 and the winner in the category new “digital experiences” is Media Museum at Sound & Vision (The Netherlands). Special commendation in the category “new digital experiences” went to Notre-Dame de Paris for The Augmented Exhibition (France). The winner in the category “heritage audiovisuals” is The New Dutch Waterline project (The Netherlands) and the special commendation in the same category went to documentary movie Identity on the Line (Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Lithuania, Slovenia, Croatia). No awards or special commendations were given in the categories of “virtual and augmented reality” and “Heritage Schools Award 2023”.