Probing the Levadas in Madeira 

Probing the Levadas in Madeira 

In late November 2023, the Interactive Technologies Institue’s postdoctoral researchers Pedro Ferreira and Vera Fearns organised two tours on Madeira together with project manager Dina Dionísio and research assistant Maritza Silva. The main aim of the excursion was to implement probes developed by LoGaCulture researchers Anna Bertmark and Mathilde Gouin. The probes, which took the form…

Unlocking the Mysteries of a Southwest England Cultural Heritage Site

Unlocking the Mysteries of a Southwest England Cultural Heritage Site

In an innovative exploration of the cultural heritage site in southwest England, the LoGaCulture project, led by Prof. David Millard, Scientific Coordinator of the project and based at the University of Southampton, has been making significant strides towards understanding visitors’ profound connections with this ancient landscape. The project’s primary goal is to delve into the…

LoGaCulture researcher interviewed on a podcast

LoGaCulture researcher interviewed on a podcast

The Interactive Technologies Institute’s senior researcher and LoGaCulture’s Portugal research team member Pedro Ferreira was recently interviewed for the Portuguese science podcast 90 Segundos de Ciência. The interview focused on the LoGaCulture project, namely what concerns the project’s goals, the technologies and tools being developed and the work of the case studies in the UK,…

LoGaCulture launches call for contributors in the UK

LoGaCulture launches call for contributors in the UK

LoGaCulture announces a call for contributors for its UK Creative Commissions. Bournemouth University, a partner in the project, is seeking ten game designers and developers for a 12-month commission to create short mixed-reality games for the Avebury site in collaboration with the National Trust. The commissioned creatives will not only produce innovative games for cultural…

LoGaCulture Researchers at ICIDS 2023 

LoGaCulture Researchers at ICIDS 2023 

The recent International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS) 2023 in Kobe, Japan, featured groundbreaking research from LoGaCulture project researchers, highlighting their prowess in digital storytelling. Here’s a snapshot of the notable contributions of LoGaCulture’s researchers David Millard, Jessica L. Bitter, Ulrike Spierling, Mads Haahr, Valentina Nisi and Nuno Jardim Nunes.  Awash: Prospective Story Sifting…

LoGaCulture sparks enthusiastic conversations on the future of cultural heritage: a webinar recap 

LoGaCulture sparks enthusiastic conversations on the future of cultural heritage: a webinar recap 

In a dynamic and engaging webinar held on November 21, 2023, the LoGaCulture project brought together experts and inquisitive minds to discuss the transformative potential of locative games on European cultural heritage sites. The event, part of the Interactive Technologies Institute’s celebration of Scientific Culture Week, focused on the great potential of European projects to…

Exploring Synergies in Gaming and Culture: Logaculture Meets Sister Projects

Exploring Synergies in Gaming and Culture: Logaculture Meets Sister Projects

The gaming world is not just about entertainment; it’s a vast realm where culture, heritage, and innovation converge. Recognizing this nexus, the Logaculture project recently participated in a meeting with its sister projects organized by the European Commission. GREAT (Games Realizing Transformation) and EPIC-WE (Empowered Participation through Creating Cultural Worlds and Environments), alongside LoGaCulture, were…

LoGaCulture at ACM Hypertext 2023

LoGaCulture at ACM Hypertext 2023

The intersection of narrative, hypertext, and mixed reality is an exciting frontier in the world of digital storytelling and interactive experiences. During the ACM Hypertext 2023 conference this year, two esteemed consortium members, Dr. Charlie Hargood from Bournemouth University and Prof. David Millard from the University of Southampton, organised a workshop that delved into this…