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Showing, Doing, Telling: Craft And Making

A Season Of Events Exploring Craft And Making At The MERL

Specialists in craft and the arts examine different ways of responding to rural life, exploring how best to nurture old skills, contemporary creative responses and traditional practice.

In this talk, Greta Bertram, Heritage Crafts Association, will discuss the topic “Heritage Crafts At Risk”.

Admission is free, although booking is recommended.

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This one day colloquium will bring together academic and heritage sector practitioners to discuss how digital visualisation is used to present historical architecture and landscapes to the public. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Heritage practice and historical authenticity, including case studies on historical buildings, landscapes and interiors
  • Education and digital reconstruction, including visualisations for MOOCS and the science and theories of visualisation
  • The audience experience: including expectations and preferences, practical challenges and futures.
  • Lunchtime “showcase” featuring technical demonstrations of immersive VR and practitioner portfolios.

See the flyer for more information

Venue: Meadow Suite, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading, May 16th.

Doors and registration: from 9am.

First paper: 10am.

Lunch and Refreshments will be provided.

There is no attendance fee but please contact Matthew Nicholls (Reading) and Andrew Roberts (English Heritage) to reserve a place:


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