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JISC 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network

3DVisA Bulletin, Issue 2, March 2007

ISSN 1751-8962 (Print)
ISSN 1751-8970 (Online)


  • 3DViSA Student Award 2007 - Call for Submissions
  • The JISC 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network (3DVisA) invites submissions to the 3DViSA Student Award 2007. The award will be for an essay on an innovative application of 3D computer graphics to any area of study in the Arts and Humanities. The winning essay will be published by 3DVisA and the author will receive a bursary of up to £300, sponsored by the AHRC ICT Methods Network, to attend a UK conference of his or her choice. The 3DVisA Student Award is also sponsored by Intellect and Prestel publishers.

    This award will be made to an undergraduate, postgraduate or Ph.D. student currently registered in the UK. The completed essay and application form must be submitted by 1st October 2007. The winner will be announced by 14 December 2007 and the winning essay published in the 3DVisA Bulletin in March 2008. More...

    3DVisA invites you to:

  • INTERSECTIONS IN VISUALIZATION PRACTICES AND TECHNIQUES, a workshop organised by VizNet, the UK Visualization Support Network and 3DVisA, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK, 17-19 April 2007.

    THE BODY AND THE MASK IN ANCIENT THEATRE SPACE, an interdisciplinary symposium, Handa Nô Studio, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham and King's College, London (Strand Campus), 5–6 May 2007. Organised by King's Visualization Lab at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London and the Department of Classics and Ancient History, Durham University as part of an AHRC-funded project. The programme includes a demonstration of 3D motion-capture to record movements of performers and placing them in virtually realised ancient theatre spaces, and a performance by the renowned Japanese Nô performer, Matsui Akira. For further details please contact Margaret Coldiron (margaret.coldiron AT durham.ac.uk).

    Courses in 3D LASER SCANNING IN THE HERITAGE FIELD and LASER CLEANING IN CONSERVATION, National Conservation Centre, Liverpool. For dates and further details please contact conservationtechnologies AT liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

    SIGGRAPH 2007, FACE TOMORROW, the 34th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, Conference 5-9 August 2007, Exhibition 7-9 August 2007, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego California, USA.

    DRHA 2007, Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts Conference, Dartington College of Arts, Devon, UK, 9-12 September 2007.

  • Comments are invited on the proposed London Charter for the use of three-dimensional visualisation in the research and communication of cultural heritage.

  • 3DVisA is compiling a report on the needs of the 3D community. We would like to hear from all involved in the creation and use of 3D visualisation in Arts and Humanities subject areas. Please take a few minutes to fill in our 3D Needs Survey to tell us what kind of support for 3D visualisation users and/or creators would you like to see put in place, or email Anna Bentkowska-Kafel.

  • CONTRIBUTE to 3DVisA resources
  • Submissions of academic papers and profiles of projects that involve 3D visualisation are invited. Please contact Anna Bentkowska-Kafel for further details.

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