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PhD dissertation on surface relief

Carlos Bayod Lucini, Project Director at Factum Foundation, was awarded a cum laude distinction for his PhD thesis by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. The dissertation, titled ‘El relieve de...
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ARCHiOx: Seeing the Unseen

On December 5th ARCHiOx held a public event at the Bodleian Libraries to celebrate what happens when high-resolution 3D recording technologies are focused on the material culture of books. The...
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Benin Bronzes Digital Documentation Training Programme

Over the past weeks a team from Factum Foundation has been conducting a training programme in digital heritage documentation, focusing on photogrammetry, for participants from EMOWAA (Edo Museum of West...
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Re-creating the Colossus of Constantine

Factum Foundation has been working with the Musei Capitolini and Fondazione Prada on the ambitious recreation of the 13m-tall Colossus of Constantine for the exhibition ‘Recycling Beauty’ (until February 27,...
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New publication: The Bakor Monoliths: Preserving Ancestral Stones in South-Eastern Nigeria

Factum Foundation has published a new book titled The Bakor Monoliths: Preserving Ancestral Stones in South-Eastern Nigeria, which explores the cultural significance and preservation challenges of the Bakor monoliths in...
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La forza delle cose

Factum Foundation and Factum Arte worked with Fondazione Palazzo Te on recreating five designs by Giulio Romano as physical objects for the exhibition ‘Giulio Romano. La forza delle cose’ at...
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ARCHiVe: an update

ARCHiVe held its six-monthly meeting on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore with its core funder Lady Helen Hamlyn and two members of her advisory board, Sarah Thomas and Lady...
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New training program: Nigeria

In November, Factum Foundation will be travelling to Lagos and Benin City in Nigeria to train a Nigerian team from the new Edo Museum of West African Art (EMOWAA) and...
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Reinstating the Booker Prize trophy

Factum Foundation worked with Gaby Wood at the Booker Prize Foundation to reinstate, for the first time in decades, the original Booker Prize Trophy in memory of its creator, the...
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Recording Rubens and Tintoretto in Genoa

Factum Foundation is starting a new collaboration in Genoa with Fondazione Friends of Genova to help the preservation and dissemination of the city’s unique cultural heritage. Last week, Carlos Bayod...
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FIVE YEARS ON: The Whitechapel Bell Foundry is up for sale

The 500-year-old Whitechapel Bell Foundry, Britain’s oldest manufacturing company where the Liberty Bell and Big Ben bell were cast, is up for sale. As announced on Spitalfields Life on October...
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Turning the AaltoSiilo into an urban-sized musical instrument

On September 24th 2022, ‘FAREWELL TO THE HOPPERS’ was the first event of AaltoSiilo project produced by Factum Foundation as part of Oulu2026 culture programme. The main show was offered...
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Workshop: Fare Arte. Conservazione Digitale

‘Recording Giulio Romano: Shape and Surface’ is the first workshop organised by Factum Foundation and ARCHiVe in collaboration with Fondazione Palazzo Te within the Scuola di Palazzo Te initiative. From...
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Covid Bell on show at the Worshipful Company of Founders

After the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, Grayson Perry’s Covid Bell was on show at the Founder’s Hall of the Worshipful Company of Founders, during their annual Open House...
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Bakor Monoliths exhibition and facsimiles in Lagos

Factum Foundation has collaborated with the Trust for African Rock Art and the National Commission for Museums and Monuments Nigeria on the exhibition ‘The Ancient Rock Art of Nigeria’ at...
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