By: Hung Chien-lun and Ko Lin
Taipei, April 8 (CNA) A virtual reality (VR) art exhibition jointly organized by Taiwan’s
National Palace Museum (NPM) and Taiwan-based HTC Corp. has won honorable mention at the GLAMi Awards, which recognize the most innovative cultural heritage projects.
“A journey inside paintings and calligraphy — VR art exhibition” was a joint effort with HTC’s virtual reality team, HTC VIVE Arts, the NPM said in a statement Monday.
The exhibition, held from Oct. 15 to Dec. 15 last year, featured VR re-creations, including “The Spirit of Autobiography” inspired from Autobiography, the world-famous running script masterpiece produced by Tang dynasty monk Huaisu (懷素).
They also included “Roaming through Fantasy Land,” an adaptation of the late Sung and early Yuan dynasty painter Zhao Mengfu’s (趙孟頫) “Autumn Colors on the Qiao and Hua Mountains.” [FULL STORY]