Very interesting article in The Creatorsproject about concept and development of Moving Mesdag. It’s in Dutch, google translate will definitely help 😉
The Moving Mesdag, directed by Menno Otten, is a dynamic visual journey of six minutes that brings the iconic masterpiece painting of Mesdag Panorama to life. The painting itself has a height of 14 meters and a circumference of 120 meters. It is the largest seascape found in the Netherlands and took H.W, MEsdag 4 […]
It took several talented and committed people, thoughtful planning, support of Hermitage Amsterdam and good deal of luck to recreate realistically sounding 18th century battlefield presented on the projection of Battle over Berezina. The project was devised and executed by SonicPaintings, where we create interactive soundscapes to augment the visuals on the painting. It is […]
We are very pleased to invite you to our next SonicPaintings installation that was developed especially for the “Napoleon, Alexander and Josephine” exhibition at the Hermitage Amsterdam. This time you can experience a dynamic soundscape created to the painting entitled “The Battle over Berezina”. The exhibit depicts how the Napoleon’s army miraculously crossed the ice cold water of Berezina […]
SonicPaintings will be present at the Museum-ID conference in London, 2nd of October.
We had a really good time at Museum+Heritage Show in London and we’d like to thank everyone who had a chance to drop by our stand. It was great to hear the positive reactions to our soundscapes. ’till the next time!
We are happy to announce that SonicPaintings will be present at the Museum+Heritage Show in London. Visit our booth M9 at Olympia Exhibition Hall 14 and 15th of May and experience visual artwork in completely new way. Special Introductory presentation combined with the founders’ demonstration wiil be held on Wednesday, May 14th at 10:30-10:55 http://www.museumsandheritage.com/show/
SonicPaintings was invited to a panel discussion during Appril festival http://www.appril.nl/events/art-and-the-second-screen/#info. Zbigniew Wolny – creator, Casper Schipper – developer and Vincent Boele – curator, will be talking about their experiences during developing this project in Hermitage Amsterdam. It will be followed by open discussion about how new technologies can improve visitors’ engagement with art.
SonicPaintings is featured in a leading technology/culture portal – Wired. Article and short interview with creator, Zbigniew Wolny, can be found here: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-11/04/sonic-paintings
SonicPaintings won the Award in At Diversity – European Idea Competition – innovative ideas for cultural and creative sectors in Europe, organized by European Commission. Ceremony took place during European Culture Forum in Brussels. Official information can be found here: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-13-1022_en.htm