Group 4: 1740 as Seen from the Necrologi

Context The primary source for this project was the register of death records (registro dei Necrologi) from the year 1740 produced by the Provveditori alla Sanità, an office of Venetian government. The purpose of the Necrologi was to monitor public health and to prevent contagion.  The priority of the record keepers was to identify the cause of each death in the city in…

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Group Work: architectural reconstruction of the Palazzo Grimani over time

Group 2: Kayoko Ichikawa, Sami Arpa, Fouad Slimane, Cyril Bornet and Radu Leon Introduction Our group project focuses on the architectural scale of Palazzo Grimani considering its different historical phases starting from the present-day palace as museum and looking back to the time of Giovanni Grimani’s project and the earlier structure of the medieval palace.  The goal of our project is…

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Group Work : GIS technology to map the movement of artworks

Work project by Erica Bernardi, Arianna Farina, Danielle Guimares, Myriam Pilutti Namer, Yannick Rochat, Dario Rodighiero, coordinated by Olivier Dalang. The idea of this project is to use the GIS technology to map the movement of artworks, transforming static information condensed in archives into an interactive geographical map. The product will be a web-based instrument…

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Group Work: Space and artworks

Our group focused on the study of the spaces and of the artworks that Giovanni Grimani commissioned and collected for his palace at Santa Maria Formosa. We worked with ToBoA 3D (a collaborative notation and storytelling program created within KIIS at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice). In the frame of one of the activities of…