by Stefan Palitov
Extended reality, film and cultural practitioner and researcher
on Saturday, October 15, 2022
1 pm New York (EDT),
6 pm London, UK (GMT),
8 pm Sofia, Bulgaria (EET)
The event will last approximately 90 mins including Q&A.
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The lecture will look into two aspects of applying augmented and virtual reality technologies for the dissemination and remediation of cultural heritage. First, it will explore the historical trajectory of storytelling and how various media have focused on the first-person perspective experience. As a result, contemporary immersive content is a modern iteration of these tendencies, rendered through the latest technology. It will further analyze virtual body adoption and the distinction between augmented, mixed, and virtual reality. Additionally, a basic overview of contemporary technologies will be conducted. The second part of the lecture will go over innovative practices in the cultural field. It will address a range of creative solutions, going into examples that give more insight into the dissemination, presentation, and engagement of cultural heritage through immersive technologies.