domunder project of influence 2016 at best in heritage conference
During the annual The Best in Heritage Conference last weekend in Dubrovnik DOMunder of Tinker imagineers is rewarded as IMAGINES Project of Influence 2016 by votes of the international delegates of the congress. ‘An honour that we were picked by a professional public among 16 best-of-projects from all over the world’, according to content developer Joost van der Spek, who was representing Tinker to showcase DOMunder as example of innovative use of new technologies and multimedia.
‘The professional public, assisted by moderators and assessors, has chosen DOMunder / Tinker imagineers from the Netherlands, represented by Joost van der Spek, for its creative and innovative use of variety of communication technologies which engage mind as well as senses of visitors, creating in such way a powerful, unique experience of their local heritage’, according to the organisation.
The IMAGINE event, a new addition to the 15th edition of the Best in Heritage programme, focuses specifically on awarded heritage projects related to use of web, apps, multimedia, VR, games, AR, audio tours and digital content. At DOMunder visitors assume the role of the archaeologists. Armed with interactive flashlights that activate the underground remains, they descend into the darkness under the Domplein Square in search of its stories.
The Best in Heritage, organised in partnership with Europa Nostra (with support by Creative Europe programme) and Endowment Fund of ICOM, is an international, annual survey of award-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects. More than twenty projects from the world, proclaimed the best in the previous year on national or international level, are invited to the conference to present their success stories. In brief, The Best in Heritage displays and celebrate excellence from the field of museums and heritage. The conference is taking place at the end of each September in Dubrovnik, UNESCO World heritage site.
Photo: Domagoj Režic