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

Victoria Theatre Flythrough 2018 (Silent Version)

The creators of the beautiful 3D reconstruction of the 1891 Victoria Theatre, have released a flythrough of their work as it nears completion. Victoria Theatre 3D Reconstruction Flythrough 2018 was created by Gaute Rasmussen and Vendela Pento (IT Innovation Team) in collaboration with Gionni Di Gravio, Archivist Hunter Living Histories, GLAMx Cultural Collections, Auchmuty Library. … More Victoria Theatre Flythrough 2018 (Silent Version)

Victoria Theatre 3D Virtual Reality Reconstruction Nearing Completion

The University of Newcastle’s IT Innovation Team have just released amazing screenshots from the virtual reality model of the Victoria Theatre, under construction as at September 2018.   They are now entering the final stages of their work on the 3D Virtual Reality recreation of the 1891 Victoria Theatre in Perkins Street Newcastle, and are … More Victoria Theatre 3D Virtual Reality Reconstruction Nearing Completion

Deep Time Project

  This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The Deep Time Project is a University of Newcastle initiative to create an immersive 3D VR simulation of a 6,700 year old archaeological dig of an ancient Aboriginal factory site uncovered in Newcastle West in … More Deep Time Project

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 – 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