IST Results – Probing past memories in a digital future:
â€œIt is sometimes hard to get a good idea of what it is you see when all you see is ruins,â€ says Tijl Vereenooghe, from the University of Leuven, one of the partners in the IST-funded EPOCH project.
The project consists of a large network of 85 cultural institutions, university and museums joined in a united effort to resurrect cultural heritage sites. The ambitious project work entails illustrating what modern technology can do to attract a greater audience to cultural heritage sites as well as coordinating actions among cultural institutions so they donâ€™t have to invent things again, explains Vereenooghe.
â€œEPOCH has outlined a number of issues worth investigating, as they are pointed out by heritage professionals as necessary and useful, or they correspond to missing tools in the production pipeline of cultural communication,â€ explains EPOCH coordinator, Prof David Arnold at Brighton University.
I’m going to have to look into this….