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Documenting Brighton's public heritage in 3D

Karina Rodriguez Echavarria, University of Brighton

In this seminar, Karina will discuss the application of 3D technologies for the documentation of public heritage located in towns and cities. It will present work on the acquisition, access and enrichment of 3D content using a ‘crowdsourcing’ approach to involve the local community.

Work on the documentation of the Steve Ovett sculpture in Preston Park will be described. The loss of this public artwork is an example of a larger national problem related to heritage crime. The talk will propose technologies to support the reconstruction of lost heritage artefacts as well as their validation when 'similar' pieces are found.

Karina Rodriguez is a Lecturer at the University of Brighton working on the 3D-COFORM project in the area of 3D visualisation and the deployment of these technologies in Cultural Heritage organisations.


Seminar information

Events scheduled for 17.30 will start at 16:00 with a tour of the exhibition where the speaker and other 3DC representatives will be on hand to give a tour and talk to the visitors. The seminar itself will start at 17.30 after the exhibition has closed at 17.00. After the seminar, visitors will be invited to join a discussion over a glass of wine with the speaker(s) and other 3DC representatives and visitors.

Recorded Seminar

Part 1

Part 2

Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 17:30 to 19:00