Victoria Theatre VR Launch – 13 Nov 2018

Victoria Theatre - Newcaslte Herald 15 No 2018
Newcastle Herald, 15 November 2018

The Victoria Theatre 3D Reconstruction Project was launched at the Victoria Theatre in Perkins Street, Newcastle on Tuesday 13 November 2018.  Gaute Rasmussen and Vendela Pento from the UON’s IT Innovation Team were in involved in creating the VR experience, along with UON Archivist Gionni di Gravio and others in the community.

Hunter Living Histories Posts documenting the development of this 3D VR Project can be accessed here:
https://hunterlivinghistories.com/category/victoria-theatre-3d-project/

The project was conducted to support the work of Dr Gillian Arrighi, Convenor, Creative and Performing Arts, in the University of Newcastle’s School of Creative Industries, who along with Stephanie Holm have been funded by the ARC, through the LIEF scheme, under the aegis of the AusStage Phase 6 Visualising Venues in Australian Live Performance project, a national project involving 12 universities, administered by Flinders University.

LISTEN TO SPEECHES HERE The following are the speeches made at the launch

  • Greg Khoury, Executive Director Century Venues (2nd part of speech only),
  • Dr Gillian Arrighi (University of Newcastle’s School of Creative Industries),
  • Paul  Egglestone (UON Head of School, School of Creative Industries)
  • Gaute Rasmussen (UON IT Innovation Team).

Click here to access Gaute Rasmussen’s Presentation (UON IT Innovation Team) AVAILABLE HERE

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Outside the Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Simone Sheridan)
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Outside the Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Outside the Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Simone Sheridan)
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Launch of Victoria Theatre VR (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Launch of Victoria Theatre VR (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Simone Sheridan)
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Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Simone Sheridan)
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Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Simone Sheridan)
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Gaute Rasmussen’s presentation (Courtesy the UON IT Innovation Team)
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Greg Khoury, Executive Director of Century Theatres. (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Gillian Arrighi, School of Creative Industries UON (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Ann Hardy, Gillian Arrighi & Gaute Rasmussen (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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3D Virtual Reality booth (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Gillian Arrighi, Convenor, Creative and Performing Arts, School of Creative Industries and colleague (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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3D Virtual Reality booth (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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3D Virtual Reality booth (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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3D Virtual Reality booth (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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3D Virtual Reality booth (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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3D Virtual Reality booth (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Victoria Theatre (Courtesy of Gaute Rasmussen UON IT Innovation Team)
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Victoria Theatre (Courtesy Ann Hardy)
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Newcastle Herald, Tuesday November 13, 2018.

Also see NBN News  VICTORIA THEATRE NO LONGER WAITING IN THE WINGS NBN Television 12 November 2018.

Special thanks to Century Venues for supporting the project and sponsoring the launch. Thanks also to Simone Sheridan and Gaute Rasmussen for their contribution of photographs.


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