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Grounding the Aerial: The Observer’s View in Digital Visualisation for Built Heritage

Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014) (EVA)

Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014)

8 - 10 July 2014

Digital visualisation, Virtual reality, Embodied experience, Aerial photography, Heritage, Archaeology

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      The ways in which heritage sites are commonly represented – plans, aerial photographs and computer models – have been criticised for their tendency to elevate the viewer to a disembodied perspective that is removed from lived experience. This paper explores the disparity between the totalising tendency of visualisation techniques on one hand, and the need to consider the importance of human experience within built heritage on the other. Following on from existing work along the boundaries of art and archaeology, it is considered that creative practice – with its ability to incorporate emotional and experiential content into visual outcomes – can make a valuable contribution to this area.

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      Duncan of Jordanstone College ofArt and Design

      University of Dundee

      Visual Research Centre, DCA,152 Nethergate

      Dundee, DD1 4DY
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      Conference
      July 2014
      July 2014
      : 163-170
      10.14236/ewic/EVA2014.39
      © Kieran Baxter et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014), London, UK

      This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

      Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014)
      EVA
      London, UK
      8 - 10 July 2014
      Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
      Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2014)
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      Electronic Workshops in Computing

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