Excellence Awards 2013
Pure Land: Inside the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang

Pure Land: Inside the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang

The extremely fragile Mogao Grottoes, also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, have been brought to life by means of a striking and engaging 360-degree panoramic projection created by the Applied Laboratory for Interactive Visualization and Embodiment (ALiVE) at City University, Hong Kong using five F35 AS3D active stereoscopic projectors from projectiondesign.

Using laser scans and high resolution photos of Cave 220, known as Bhaisajyaguruʼs Eastern Paradise the ALiVE artists and researchers at City University, Hong Kong created a virtual rendition of this cave that is then presented in an immersive 360 degree stereoscopic projection environment. projectiondesign F35 AS3D projectors were used to visualize the spectacular 3D immersive experience.

"When you are at Dunhuang currently the only light thatʼs available is the torch of the gu

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