Victoria Theatre VR Launch – 13 Nov 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 … More Victoria Theatre VR Launch – 13 Nov 2018

Deep Time Project – REFLECTION I

This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. During 2018 several Work Integrated Learning (WIL) students and volunteers have worked on The Deep Time Project, 3D scanning and photographing artefacts, as well as collating information to better understand this significant Aboriginal archive. The following … More Deep Time Project – REFLECTION I

Deep Time Virtual Reality – Transforming Humanities in the digital age

This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. This information has been compiled for HASS1000 lectures during Semester 1, 2018. The Deep Time Project is a digital humanities project and involves many disciplines to help build new knowledge about Aboriginal cultures.  The project is … More Deep Time Virtual Reality – Transforming Humanities in the digital age

Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference

On the 19-20 April 2017, members of the University’s Hunter Living Histories presented an overview of twenty years of work creating the 3D Virtual Newcastle Time Machine at the Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference in Brisbane. The proceedings for the digital cultural heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Brisbane conference are now available online at: https://digitalculturalheritageconference.com/proceedings/ The … More Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference

Newcastle in 1825 (2017) by Charles Martin

On the 19-20 April 2017, members of the University’s Hunter Living Histories presented an overview of twenty years of work creating the 3D Virtual Newcastle Time Machine at the Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference in Brisbane. For more info on the conference proceedings click here. ‘Newcastle Time Machine – A multi-disciplinary approach to digital … More Newcastle in 1825 (2017) by Charles Martin

3D Virtual Hunter Project: The Scott’s Homestead on Ash Island

There has been an ongoing and growing interest in the life and work of the Scott Sisters of Ash Island. Harriet (1830-1907) and Helena (1832-1910) Scott were the talented daughters of Alexander Walker Scott (1800-1883) and his wife Harriet (c.1802/3 – 1866). I have assembled everything to date (i.e. September 2014) that I can find … More 3D Virtual Hunter Project: The Scott’s Homestead on Ash Island

3D Virtual Hunter Project – Newcastle in 1818 and 1830

Here are two of the latest fly throughs of Newcastle as it looked in 1818 and 1830 respectively. Both created by 3D artist Charles Martin in December 2013 and January 2014 as part of his work on the 3D Virtual Newcastle Time Machine. This work was made possible by the kind generosity of the Vera … More 3D Virtual Hunter Project – Newcastle in 1818 and 1830

3D Virtual Newcastle – What Charles and Vera Achieved in 34 days of 2013

At the first meeting of the Coal River Working Party for this year, held on the 3rd of February, 3D Virtual Newcastle creator Charles Martin gave University benefactor Vera Deacon, a presentation on the progress to date on the the 3D model of early Newcastle. Cultural Collections in the Auchmuty Library were able to provide … More 3D Virtual Newcastle – What Charles and Vera Achieved in 34 days of 2013

Next Stage of 3D Virtual 1820 Newcastle Set To Proceed

The next stage of the eagerly anticipated 3D Virtual Newcastle project is set to begin in August 2013. Thanks to the kind generous donors to the Vera Deacon Regional History Fund, the University is able to engage 3D Design & Illustration artist Charles Martin to add greater detail to his original models and flythroughs launched … More Next Stage of 3D Virtual 1820 Newcastle Set To Proceed