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Analogue to Digital Photogrammetry: Padise Abbey

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At the beginning of September, Archaeovision together with Euro G.V. (Czech Republic) started a collaborative project with the Estonian Heritage Board Archive to re-use and re-purpose glass plate negatives. During the project we are assessing the condition of the glass plate negatives, digitising and re-using the captured content through digital imaging processes to create photogrammetric…

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Rode Altarpiece Research and Conservation Project wins an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2017

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The European Commission and Europa Nostra revealed today the winners of the 2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the heritage field. The 29 laureates from 18 countries are being recognised for their notable achievements in conservation, research, dedicated service, and education, training and awareness-raising. The Rode…

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The documentation of wooden figures at St Mary’s Cathedral, Tallinn

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Since mid-November Andres Uueni has been involved in a project called Christian Ackermann – Tallinn’s Pheidias, Arrogant and Talented at St Mary’s Cathedral, Tallinn. The Project leaders for this project are the Estonian Academy of Arts and the Estonian Art Museum The objective of the project was to rescue Christian Ackermann, the most scandalous and talented carver of Estonia’s Baroque…

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Web page of LIFEME project is public

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Our web page for the project of Conservation and Restoration of Mire Habitats (LIFEME) is now public. Please visit https://soo.elfond.ee/en/ to get an overview of the project and to read the project related news.

2nd prize to “Rode Altarpiece in Closeup” project

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On the 19th November the Estonian Research Council announced their Science Popularisation prizes. This award is granted by way of competition jointly by the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Archimedes Foundation and the Ministry of Education and Research. Its purpose is to acknowledge the merits of science popularisation and to recognize for their outstanding effort individual as…

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Mire preservation and restoration project started in Estonia

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Archaeovision R&D, together with the Estonian Fund of Nature (ELF) and the University of Tartu will be participating in the project “Conservation and Restoration of Mire habitats”.  The project will run for five years, during which about 5800 ha of mires damaged by drainage will be restored. During the field inventory that was carried out by ELF between 2009 and 2012,…

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Loengut peab Andres Uueni. Foto Th. Kormpaki

Lecture about imaging technologies

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On Thursday the 19th March myself and Hembo gave a presentation in St. Nicholas’ Church, Tallinn about imaging technologies and heritage documentation solutions. The lecture was organised by the St. Nicholas’ Church museum together with the Rode Altarpiece in Close-up project. We were presenting the different non-destructive imaging technologies (IRR, NIR, UV, Photogrammetry, RTI and High-resolution imaging) that we…

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Rode project visits Rode’s home town

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Archaeovision R&D has been involved in the Rode conservation and research project (see previous posts) for over a year now. Our main tasks have been related to imaging. Last week we were invited to Lübeck,  the hometown of Herman Rode, to document the altar piece and a small painting at  St. Anne‘s Museum Quarter.  Whilst…

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E-Space

Re-use of digital cultural content

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Archaeovision R&D is cooperating with Estonian Ministry of Culture in Pan-European project Europeana Space. We visited two-day conference “Digital Cultural Content Re-imagined: New Avenues for the Economy and Society” in Venice, 16-17 October 2014. The key topics related to re-use of cultural contents in creative industries, presenting the 6 thematic pilots (interactive TV, photography, dance, games, publishing and cultural…

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Photogrammetry for museum display

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Estonian National Museum is working hard on developing new display units and setups for their new new museum which opens in 2016. Archaeovision has been part of this recent development through the capture and processing of a number of photogrammetric models of reconstructed clothes, found some years ago while excavating a burial. We spent a…

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