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How emerging technologies enhance visitors’ experiences of cultural heritage sites



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About this webinar:

The webinar discuss ideas explored in the latest event created as a case study within the framework of ReInHerit: the immersive performance at the Mansion of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios. This interdisciplinary performance required the collaboration of a diverse group of professionals and invited the audience to take initiative in shaping their experience of visiting the museum. The webinar will present ideas and lessons learned related to the following areas and how these can contribute to the creation and development of similar future initiatives in cultural heritage sites:

  • combination of sound-installations with live music performers
  • 3D scanning and printing of objects for a multisensory exhibition
  • touch-reactive replicas of exhibits not accessible to the public
  • remotely controlled movement-triggered sound installations
  • site-specific lighting and video art design and projection
  • pre-show dissemination strategies on social media

How emerging technologies enhance visitors’ experiences of cultural heritage sites

How emerging technologies enhance visitors’ experiences of cultural heritage sites


Kleanthis Neokleous 
Dr. Kleanthis Neokleous graduated from the University of Cyprus in June 2011, with a Doctorate in Computer Science and has a multi-disciplinary academic background in various fields including Virtual Reality and 3D graphics, Electronic Health (eHealth), Cognitive Psychology, Computational Neuroscience, Machine Learning, Intelligent Diagnostic Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Control Engineering and Space Science and Technology. He has several years of experience in project management and he was involved with the conception, design, preparation, writing and coordination of many National and EU research projects. Since June 2019, Dr. Neokleous is employed at the first Research Centre in Cyprus focusing on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies (CYENS CoE) as a Multidisciplinary Research Group Leader.

Andreas Papapetrou
Dr. Andreas Papapetrou is a composer, performer, researcher and music teacher. He holds a PhD in Creative Practice - Composition from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. His compositional output includes works for various ensembles in different genres, ranging from solo to full symphonic orchestra works, as well as works of electro-acoustic and electronic music, and works for theatre, film and dance. He is a classically trained pianist and accordionist, specialised in contemporary music works, cross-arts performance and improvisation. His research interests focus on exploring music primarily as the social activity of performance.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101004545.

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