THE REMINISCENCE OF A HISTORICAL SEETING – Example of experimental frameworks

At the heart of its mission, the HUMANEUS Center invests an existing or barely discovered national archaeological framework (Pompeii, Karnak, Angkor, etc.) to extend it and present it in a unique way to the world.
All the specificity of the operation of the HUMANEUS Center and its originality in the dialogue it can initiate with the general public can thus be expressed around a concept of this type.
Indeed, reconstructing part or all of a historic setting in hard, life-size form – just as it was when it was built – allows the general public and specialists to live a fantastic journey into the time period and history of the site. If, in total immersion, the visitor or scientist can, in a reconstructed setting, see this archaeological space come to life again, observe crowds of people from the past wandering about, experience the ambient heat, the sounds, the movements, the scents that animate its alleys, witness the simple life unfolded by its procession of images, or on the contrary, witness significant historical events, then his/her understanding of the past of this place and its specific role will be extraordinarily reinforced.

This reconstruction is now possible thanks to new technologies as never before.

Example Pompei

The History (M/H) courses given by the LEKTON School contain an archaeology module. For study and research purposes, the institute creates missions for its students, one of them – in collaboration with the institutions of the host country – is: the reminiscence of a historical seeting and it consists of to revive and extend an exceptional historic site which is of particular importance for the nation hosting the HUMANEUS Center.

The HUMANEUS Center’s Cross-Reality Zone is the ideal place to do this in close partnership with the EIDÔLON production studio and all the other major environments of the LEIBNIZ Institute.

Archaeology 2.0 uses Lidar laser telemetry (Light, Detection And Ranging), to map part or all of a designated space. Starting from the base obtained through this process and by associating the new technologies of 3D image, capture and sound, but also life-size sets, holographic techniques and the use of ancient practices of scenic illusion, it is a formidable immersion into the past and the history of a designated historic site that the HUMANEUS Center proposes through this first great experimental framework.

Walking the streets of the past is then possible, but it is also possible to study the habits and customs, to observe the habitat and all other elements of daily life, to reconstruct the general appearance of individuals, their size, the way they dress, behave and communicate.
But rituals and dances, music, art, iconography, the art of the table (ancient and forgotten recipes are offered by the Michelin-starred restaurant in the Center’s agora), everything making up life in the past, also now resurfaces into the here and now and is presented to the eyes of the simple visitor as well as to the historian, the archaeologist, the anthropologist, the student or any other researcher.

This work will be done with students from the LEKTON School using the capabilities of the MOTION CAPTURE Studio. The continuous development and updating of technologies is ensured by the developers of the EIDÔLON School, the students of the LEKTON School and the researchers of the ATOMOS laboratory. This is done under the expert advice of our qualified partners and all the specialist bodies of the host country and in close cooperation with its designated research centers, schools and universities.

Part of this work can also be presented at the very heart of the designated site in order to strengthen its attractiveness to the national and international public, who will then find a foretaste of what they will discover during their visit to the HUMANEUS Center.
The museum space of the HUMANEUS Center will complement the knowledge provided by the original site and its reconstitution within the Zone of Cross-Reality.

The Cinema-Theater’s multipurpose room will present original films, documentaries, plays, lectures or any other element linked to the original archaeological site and specially created for this purpose, which will allow pectators to immerse themselves in the very heart of this period of the past.

LIDAR captur System

The reminiscence of a historic site opens up an absolutely extraordinary field of research which leads to the development of thematic projects and the creation of new experimental frameworks – presented to the general international public – which complement and extend the work and enhancement of the designated historic site.

As an example and in addition to the reminiscence project: THE SAND ROAD

From China to Russia, passing through the Gulf countries and the Middle East: all nations have a special relationship with sand, this precious material.
In the same way as for silk, it is possible – through time and history – to trace the Sand Road and simple or refined productions made from it. More than a simple raw material, sand and its derivatives are an authentic civilizational marker. From Antiquity to today and all the more so to tomorrow, the sand road links the past to the future, and so-called traditional techniques to futuristic technologies.

THE REMINISCENCE OF A HISTORICAL SEETING – Example of experimental frameworks

At the heart of its mission, the HUMANEUS Center invests an existing or barely discovered national archaeological framework (Pompeii, Karnak, Angkor, etc.) to extend it and present it in a unique way to the world.
All the specificity of the operation of the HUMANEUS Center and its originality in the dialogue it can initiate with the general public can thus be expressed around a concept of this type.
Indeed, reconstructing part or all of a historic setting in hard, life-size form – just as it was when it was built – allows the general public and specialists to live a fantastic journey into the time period and history of the site. If, in total immersion, the visitor or scientist can, in a reconstructed setting, see this archaeological space come to life again, observe crowds of people from the past wandering about, experience the ambient heat, the sounds, the movements, the scents that animate its alleys, witness the simple life unfolded by its procession of images, or on the contrary, witness significant historical events, then his/her understanding of the past of this place and its specific role will be extraordinarily reinforced.

This reconstruction is now possible thanks to new technologies as never before.

Example Pompei

The History (M/H) courses given by the LEKTON School contain an archaeology module. For study and research purposes, the institute creates missions for its students, one of them – in collaboration with the institutions of the host country – is: the reminiscence of a historical seeting and it consists of to revive and extend an exceptional historic site which is of particular importance for the nation hosting the HUMANEUS Center.

The HUMANEUS Center’s Cross-Reality Zone is the ideal place to do this in close partnership with the EIDÔLON production studio and all the other major environments of the LEIBNIZ Institute.

Archaeology 2.0 uses Lidar laser telemetry (Light, Detection And Ranging), to map part or all of a designated space. Starting from the base obtained through this process and by associating the new technologies of 3D image, capture and sound, but also life-size sets, holographic techniques and the use of ancient practices of scenic illusion, it is a formidable immersion into the past and the history of a designated historic site that the HUMANEUS Center proposes through this first great experimental framework.

Walking the streets of the past is then possible, but it is also possible to study the habits and customs, to observe the habitat and all other elements of daily life, to reconstruct the general appearance of individuals, their size, the way they dress, behave and communicate.
But rituals and dances, music, art, iconography, the art of the table (ancient and forgotten recipes are offered by the Michelin-starred restaurant in the Center’s agora), everything making up life in the past, also now resurfaces into the here and now and is presented to the eyes of the simple visitor as well as to the historian, the archaeologist, the anthropologist, the student or any other researcher.

This work will be done with students from the LEKTON School using the capabilities of the MOTION CAPTURE Studio. The continuous development and updating of technologies is ensured by the developers of the EIDÔLON School, the students of the LEKTON School and the researchers of the ATOMOS laboratory. This is done under the expert advice of our qualified partners and all the specialist bodies of the host country and in close cooperation with its designated research centers, schools and universities.

Part of this work can also be presented at the very heart of the designated site in order to strengthen its attractiveness to the national and international public, who will then find a foretaste of what they will discover during their visit to the HUMANEUS Center.
The museum space of the HUMANEUS Center will complement the knowledge provided by the original site and its reconstitution within the Zone of Cross-Reality.

The Cinema-Theater’s multipurpose room will present original films, documentaries, plays, lectures or any other element linked to the original archaeological site and specially created for this purpose, which will allow pectators to immerse themselves in the very heart of this period of the past.

LIDAR captur System

The reminiscence of a historic site opens up an absolutely extraordinary field of research which leads to the development of thematic projects and the creation of new experimental frameworks – presented to the general international public – which complement and extend the work and enhancement of the designated historic site.

As an example and in addition to the reminiscence project: THE SAND ROAD

From China to Russia, passing through the Gulf countries and the Middle East: all nations have a special relationship with sand, this precious material.
In the same way as for silk, it is possible – through time and history – to trace the Sand Road and simple or refined productions made from it. More than a simple raw material, sand and its derivatives are an authentic civilizational marker. From Antiquity to today and all the more so to tomorrow, the sand road links the past to the future, and so-called traditional techniques to futuristic technologies.