Topic: 3D imaging & simulation

Mobile Digital Museum – the frontier for cultural heritage exhibitions

The Mobile Digital Museum was opened to the public on 18 May 2013 to commemorate World Museum Day. It is believed that it is the world first museum where no authentic physical artifacts are exhibited but only high resolution 3D models of them are presented. The Mobile Museum is equipped with the most advanced and engaging technologies for a truly interactive experience. Continue reading


Dr. Irene Pivetti (Chairmain of Only Italia) with Prof.Vito Cappellini (Florence University) (c) Promoter srl archive
Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts (EVA) @ Florence 2013

Florence hosted an international event that includes a Conference, Workshops, Meetings & an Exhibition. The Electronic Information, the Visual Arts and Beyond (EVA Conferences) are a series of international interdisciplinary conferences mainly in Europe, but also elsewhere in the world, for people interested in the application of information technology to the cultural and especially the visual arts field. Continue reading


TEN collection by Fotolia

The TEN collection by Fotolia is a collection of digital art. The project hints at a new, wider market for digital artwork through the targeting of internet downloaders.The project began in 2011 with the idea of making 10 pieces of digital artwork from 10 different countries available in 10 months. Continue reading


The fifth series of the ‘Ways of Making’ digital art exhibition in Illinois

The exhibition features three artists who use digital images and tools to make their art. “The resulting work transcends the medium and rewards the viewer with rich narratives, intoxicating visual experiences, and reflective social commentary”. Continue reading


Why couldn’t applied media be Art?

“As a graphic artist I find it great fun and very inspiring to experiment with new media and techniques”, Evert says. “In the art school that I attended, tutors did not particularly like my work, because I was always balancing on the razor thin edge between art and applied graphical media…. You can call my graphic work “applied”, and you can call it “art” if you so wish.” Continue reading


Collection of short animation films

“RECON Digital also closed investment and as part of their growth plan took on 6 apprentices for a 9 month apprenticeship that would culminate in the production of a body of work for the young animators” Continue reading


Timothy Simon’s visual campaign in Kenya

“Inspired by the upcoming Kenyan election, Timothy Simon created a 3D render that is simulated by the Kenyan National Anthem.

The animation was made using Cinema 4D and a sound effector, the ideology behind it was inspired by a tutorial observed ongreyscalegorilla.com made by Mr Nick Campbell. The three elements used are a sphere, pyramid and a platonic each with a colour from the Kenyan National Flag.” Continue reading


The Sixth Annual Digital Graffiti Festival in Florida

The festival’s significance for the world of digital art is indisputable. The Annual Digital Graffiti Festival will be held on 8th and 9th June this year in Alys Beach, Florida, and will showcase digital artwork through light projections on to the caracteristically white-wash houses which make up the town of Walton County. Now in its sixth year, this festival invites digital artists from all over the world to submit their work, to be exhibited during the festival, giving them the chance to win $10,000 prize money. Continue reading


Scanning Technologies for Heritage

Theaters scalped in new 3D digital scanning and modelling technologies is at the heart of preservation, conservation and protection of ancient structures. It is using digital technology to preserve culture and heritage. This latest publication, written and prepared by the academic staff of the Dipartimento di Storia Disegno e Restauro dell’Architettura (DiSDRA) of La Sapienza Università di Roma, is a great addition to new technology scanning using 2D and 3D modelling with a special focus on the Merida theaters. Continue reading


Matera, Città dei Sassi, hi-tech

Now it is possible to visit the Unesco World Heritage city of Matera (Italy) with the help and guidance of a touch screen mobile phone or iPad. Matera, the City of Stones, is offered to visitors for the first time in 3D, with a new look, virtual and hi-tech, thanks to the project “Matera città narrata” coordinated by the Institute for Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage at the National Research Council (CNR-ITABC). Continue reading