At Westerbork, Netherlands ” With almost nothing remaining of the former Nazi transit camp Westerbork, visitors are turning to a simulation that “recreates” the site of Holocaust-era incarceration using virtual reality”
read more at The Times of Israel
Westerbork, virtual reality simulations ‘recreate’ the Nazi transit camp.
iC-access is a HERA funded project (2016-2019 Humanities European Research Area) meant to open global reflections on the past towards a more inclusive awareness of interdependencies, exchanges and communication of historical interpretations and memorial practices in the 20th century. see more at http://www.campscapes.org/
The consortium members are:
- University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
- Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
- Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
- University of West-Bohemia, Czech Republic
- Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Bergen-Belsen concentration camp recreated with augmented reality. Broadcast by EuroNews Futuris
The British Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip visit the former Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
During her visit to the Bergen Belsen Memorial, she listened while Prof. Paul Verschure (SPECS-lab, ICREA, Barcelona) demonstrated an app that shows what the concentration camp once looked like.
see more at Der Tages Spiegel