Archive for the ‘panorama’ Category

Huge Panorama of London in 1845

In 1845, the Illustrated London News gave away a hand drawn panorama of the Thames running roughly from Vauxhall in the West to just past Greenwich in the East. (via Ianvisits) Navigate the full image at the wonderful Ianvisits

T_Visionarium: explore and actively edit a multitude of stories in three dimensions

T_Visionarium 360 3D Installation from Karel & Sjaak on Vimeo. T_Visionarium was created for the UNSW iCinema Centre’s Advanced Interaction and Visualisation Environment (AVIE), and it offers the means to capture and re-present televisual information, allowing viewers to explore and actively edit a multitude of stories in three dimensions. For T_Visionarium, 28 hours of digital free-to-air [...]

Endless Landscapes: commoditized panoramas for mobile storytelling

  The Endless Landscape is a device for storytelling with myriad combinations. It’s based on a very old media technology, the polyorama or myriorama (meaning ‘many views’), a popular 18th and 19th century storytelling game part of the panorama family also known as a tableau polyoptique. It consists a series of paintings of fragments of a panorama [...]