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October 30, 2015 in Paris

Protocultural Paris gather energies and knowledge from developers, scientists, artists, art geeks and the random curious during two days to support the #NEWPALMYRA project.

It will take place on October 30th and 31st in Paris at EKLUZ (map).

The 2 days will be dedicated to the exploration and reuse of the available digital and scientific and archaeological archives of the archaeological site of Palmyra : mapping, visualisation, 3D modeling, etc.

All the projects and data will be released under the Creative Commons Zero license, for everyone to visit and use.

The session will end with a pop-up art show featuring different works on #NEWPALMYRA project realized during this 48h. Food and drinks will be offered to the participants to close the event.

2015 October 29,30 in Paris


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  • Yohann is coming from Amiens, France. He took a train this morning to join #NewPalmyra. He is an archeologist, working on 3D restitutions of roman temples. He brings his Oculus Rift and will try to make us visit virtually the Palmyra Theater today. #oculusrift #virtualarcheology — at EKLUZ. github
  • Dino Ahmad Ali @DinoAhmadAli , Syrian isuel artist & graphic designer, friend of Bassel, amde a digital installation
  • Johnny Maroun, Libanese artist who shown his paintings made by weapons impacts on canvas

Press coverage

  • Blender Nation, This weekend: #NEWPALMYRA Hackathon, Paris : http://www.blendernation.com/2015/10/29/this-weekend-newpalmyra-hackathon-paris/
  • Internet and Much More , by @St3phVidal http://internetandmuchmore.com/road-trip-to-newpalmyra/