Ulterworld
Link of the video HERE (password: ult) // BLOG AND RESEARCH
The Ulterworld is the invisible layer of a house in Dougga archaeological site in Tunisia. It echoes geometrically the actual house but do not contain any trace of past occupation. 
The final version of my project is an installation that invites users to go through different medium in order to entangle the imaginary story behind the house. It presents an alternative way to talk and think about cultural heritage through storytelling. Users are invited to use augmented reality, read information and watch short audio-visual sequences to uncover progressively and in a non-linear way different aspects of the site. It ultimately aims to create a personal idea and understanding of the space that would influence perceptions on a subconscious level. The overall experience confronts audiences with information that differ from historical facts and rather aims to trigger emotional connection.  


 It addresses the relevance of using new forms of digital technologies in cultural heritage institutions to communicate stories and explores the potential of storytelling to change relationships with cultural heritage spaces.
Process
- 3D modelling and creation of a 3D environment in Cinema 4D. 
- Based on photogrammetry scans, site measurements and Google maps data.
- Filming and VFX integration of the character  in After Effects.
- Post-production in Adobe Premiere Pro.
- Augmented Reality in Unity using Vuforia.
- Process film HERE
Forensic investigation in Dougga
Link of the video HERE
References
G. Bachelard, The poetics of space (1958)
Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability, Eyal Weizmann (2017) 
 The location of culture, Homi k. Bhabha (1994)
 'Queer phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others’, Sara Ahmed (2006)
Orpheus (film), Jean Cocteau (1950)
René Magritte, Architectures au clair de lune, 1956 
The Soul Trembles, Shiota Chiharu (2019) [Exhibition] MORI Art museum, 20/06/2019 - 27/06/2019
Anthony Gormley (2019) [Exhibition] Royal Academy, 21/09/2019 - 03/12/2019 
I saw three cities, Kay Sage (1944) 
T. Slade, The destruction of memory (2016) 

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