Ename 1290 backstage – Reconstructing Saint Salvator Abbey

Dear friends, In some past articles I talked about the project Ename 1290, which is a virtual 3D walk-through developed for the visitors of the Provincial Archaeological Museum of Ename, in order to allow them to experience interactively the medieval village and the Saint Salvator abbey. I think it is now the moment to describe … Continue reading Ename 1290 backstage – Reconstructing Saint Salvator Abbey

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Ename 1290 nominated for the Heritage in Motion Awards 2016

Dear friends, Today I am happy to announce you that Visual Dimension has been selected as one of the eight finalists for the Heritage in Motion Awards 2016 with the application Ename 1290. Heritage in Motion is an annual multimedia competition which celebrates the best multimedia achievements and products, through varied, creative and innovative means, in order … Continue reading Ename 1290 nominated for the Heritage in Motion Awards 2016

Reconstructing Cim Basilica

Dear friends, In this last post about the 3D reconstruction and digital restoration of the Early Christian basilica of Cim I am going to talk about the reconstruction of the building. The reconstruction moved from the volt of the apsis that was slightly irregular as its diameter was 2,40 m while its length was 2,98 m. In coeval … Continue reading Reconstructing Cim Basilica

Early Christian Decorations

Dear friends, the last fragments belonging to Cim basilica that we have digitally restored were a stone bas-relief decorated with a peacock and an engraved capital decorated with a cross. The first element was probably the decoration of a lintel, while the second, considering its peculiar shape, was probably supporting the transenna in a mullioned window. In order to digitally … Continue reading Early Christian Decorations

Reconstructing an Early Christian altar fence

Dear friends, Today I want to share with you some more information about the reconstruction on Cim basilica. Once that we defined the possible layout of the architectonic elements in the sacred area, we had to reconstruct them on the basis of the archaeological finds. The entire reconstruction moved from the dimensions of an engraved stone … Continue reading Reconstructing an Early Christian altar fence

Digital Museum Expo Bruxelles – Beyond 3D Digitisation: Applications of 3D Technology in Cultural Heritage

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Dear Friends, I am happy to invite you to Digital Museum Expo - Bruxelles, organised by V-MusT Competence Centre in cooperation with the 3D-ICONS project, on 12 and 13 March 2015 in the Royal Museums of Arts and History in Bruxelles. The colloquium and the workshop focus on the impact of 3D digital assets for … Continue reading Digital Museum Expo Bruxelles – Beyond 3D Digitisation: Applications of 3D Technology in Cultural Heritage

Creative Industries & Cultural Heritage – Innovative ways of capturing the past

Dear friends, On Friday, November 28 my colleague Dries Nollet and me will discuss about new developments for experiencing the past at the Seminar on Creative Industries & Cultural Heritage - Innovative ways of capturing the past organized in Bruxelles by Skåne European Office. You can find here the programme of the seminar. More information … Continue reading Creative Industries & Cultural Heritage – Innovative ways of capturing the past

Cim: find a solution for interpretation issues

3D Revisualisation of the altar of Cim Basilica

Dear friends, in today's post I am going to describe you the research and interpretation work that lead us to the digital reconstruction of the presbytery of Cim basilica. During the archaeological survey of the area around the basilica a great amount of carved fragments were found. Some of them revealed amazing and rich decoration, … Continue reading Cim: find a solution for interpretation issues

The Legacy of Charlemagne

  Dear Friends, I apologise for the big gap since my last post. I worked on several different project that soon I will share with you. Now I am glad to invite you at the international exhibition "De Erfenis van Karel de Grote" (The Legacy of Charlemagne), in the Provinciaal Erfgoedcentrum of Oudenaarde-Ename (Belgium). Click here for more practical information. The … Continue reading The Legacy of Charlemagne