SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017 | Workshop | November 2017
DIGITAL HERITAGE AND INNOVATIVE COLLABORATIONS
“Digital Heritage and Innovative Collaborations” workshop aims to explore the tangible / intangible aspects of digital heritage conservation, and the utilisation of computer graphics technology to broaden the format of narrative and messaging of cultural heritage conservation. Digital sculpting and projection mapping will be the main technical aspects to explore narrative of digital heritage conservation for further protecting, educating and consolidating “building dwelling thinking” through digital heritage preservation.
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS | due August 15, 2017
We would like to call for papers submissions related to the followings:
1. 'Digital heritage Imaging'
- Inter-discilpinary design methods for digital heritage research, conservation and innovation.
2. 'Digitalisation of Social Face'
- Digitalisation of the representation and impact of the 'social face' in the framework of asian arts
(industry and education).
PRESENTER | Chen Wu-Wei
Dr. Chen Wu-Wei has served in broadcast industry as videographer, non-linear video editor as well as motion graphic designer and animator. Chen has also worked in Taiwan, New York, Beijing and Hong Kong as professional and educator at PTS, CTN, Artichoke.tv, Shih Chien University, Communication University of China, Hong Kong Design Institute and SCAD HK. Dr. Chen’s publications include PhD dissertation Body Aesthetics in Digital Performance and China Animation Yearbook. In the recent years, Dr. Chen integrates the concepts of 3D visualisation, interactive info-motion design and digital sculpting into digital heritage contents development. Dr. Chen also hosts digital heritage forum at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 and invites experts of interdisciplinary areas (museum contes, architecture, urban planning, curation and aesthetics) for sharing. Chen's latest papers are accepted by Eurographics 2017 (Lyon), CIPA 2017 (Ottawa), DCH2017 (Berlin).
CO-PRESENTER | Tommaso Maggio
Tommaso Maggio is a product and communication design practitioner and academic. Maggio's practice investigates alternative ways of education, somaesthetics and consciousness. He is currently a Program Faculty Member, Senior Lecturer at the Dept. of Product Design, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand. Moreover Maggio is a PhDc at Planetary Collegium (founded by the british artist and theorist Roy Ascott), Plymouth University, UK - DeTao-Node, Shanghai. Since 2006 he is fully involved in studio teaching, lecturing and curriculum development in product and communication design. He taught at CommDe, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, at CEDIM (Centro de Estudios Superiores de Diseño de Monterrey) in Mexico, at NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti) and IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) in Milano, Italy. He earned his Master of Science in Industrial Design at the Politecnico di Milano (2003), Italy and he was erasmus bursary at Kunsthochschule Kassel (Germany). Furthermore in the last eighteen years his practice allowed him to work in a range of design disciplines from publishing, jewellery, branding, interior, to some experiments into the apparel and theatre. By working with institutions and companies across Asia, he has combined Italian design heritage and lifestyle with Eastern cultural influence.
Time Presenter Title
9:00 -10:00 am Mr. Chen Wu Wei Digital Heritage and Innovative Collaborations
10:00-11:00 am Mr. Tommaso Maggio The Social Body, The Social Face and Beyond
11:00-12:30 pm Presenters Various topics (TBC)
12:30-12:50 pm Panel Discussion
12:50-1:00 pm Closing Session +Q&A
The half-day workshop will be held in Bangkok on November 27, 2017. Participants equipped with digital sculpting skills, projection mapping experiences or enthusiastic in digital heritage narrative / conservation are most welcome.