ALEP, Voyage au cœur de 5.000 ans d’histoire

About the exhibition

07 Mar 2019
Exposition immersive

Alep, un voyage au cœur de 5.000 ans d’histoire

The Boghossian Foundation inaugurates an immersive and digital exhibition dedicated to Aleppo, the thousand-year-old city. Since 2012, the Syrian civil war has ravaged the city of Aleppo. Bombings and ground fighting have taken a heavy toll on the civilian population, but also on heritage. It is estimated that several hundred historical buildings were damaged or destroyed. Even today it is difficult to list what was lost in these destructions and what can be saved. Thanks to several field missions in 2017, Iconem's teams, specialized in the digitization of endangered heritage, managed to establish 3D models of several major monuments in the old city of Aleppo. This work, in addition to virtually safeguarding this heritage and allowing remote analysis, makes the remains of Syrian architecture accessible to the general public.

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Credits :

Chair of Iconem and photogrammetric surveys: Yves Ubelmann
Project manager: Etienne Tellier
Art Direction: Gaël Labousse
3D computer graphics: Chloé Martin & Yoann Siohan
Programming: Paul Aubineau
Production: Manon Magotteaux & Regis Decroos
Mediation: Louma Salamé & Clio Rosenoer
Comunication: Caroline Schuermans
Technical team: XS Sound & Light
Graphics: Oil in Water
Documentary Research: Layla Abdulkarim & Louise Neuville
Musics: Les Garçons
Photo Credits: Laurent de Broca