Medieval Color Comes to Light

 Medieval Color Comes to Light

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJ3JkVxi9AE

 

A new exhibit at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke gives visitors a chance to use technology to color ancient statues. Duke computer scientists and art historians created software that projects a multitude of colors onto the sculptures using light from a projector.

Lives of Things Project Team
Duke University
2014 - 2015

Mariano Tepper
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mark Olson
Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Caroline Bruzelius
Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Guillermo Sapiro
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Lex Butler *
Graduate Liberal Studies

Alexandra Dodson
Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Sinan Goknur
Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Amanda Lazarus *
Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Jordan Hashemi *
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Max Symuleski *
Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Christopher Tralie *
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Nan Yi *
Electrical & Computer Engineering

* Indicates graduate student in "3D Design & Programming in Art & Medicine" (Profs. Olson & Tepper, Spring 2014), where the concept for the interactive installation was originally conceived.

To learn more about the creators of this project, visit http://medieval.colab.duke.edu/credit...