Final Presentation - Material Culture B11

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Final presentation for the Material Culture B11 IQP group.

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Final Presentation - Material Culture B11

  1. 1. PreserVenice: Preserving The Material Culture of Venice Jonathan Fitzgibbon Christopher Kazanovicz Nicholas Lima Courtney Rosales
  2. 2. Our Project Mission This project plans to contribute to the preservation ofVenetian material culture by cataloguing and organizing the record of public art and antique boats in Venice.
  3. 3. Material Culture in Venice• Religion and folklore• Rich maritime tradition• Historical events• Defines modern Venice
  4. 4. Deterioration of Artifacts Rio Terà Barba Frutariol, Cannaregio 1930 1979 2000 2007 2011• Environmental and physical causes• Loss of heritage and culture
  5. 5. The Venice Master Plan • World Heritage Sites – Venice inscribed in 1987 • UNESCO and material culture • Private CommitteesUnited Nations Educational, Scientific, and • The Master Plan Cultural Organization
  6. 6. Material CultureDecorative Sculpture Functional Artifacts Antique Boats
  7. 7. Material CultureDecorative Sculpture Functional Artifacts Antique Boats
  8. 8. Decorative SculptureCoats of Arms Crosses Decorations Fragments Inscriptions Street Patere Reliefs Sculptures Altars Symbols
  9. 9. Building the Decorative CatalogAlberto Rizzi 1990 2000 2010 1987
  10. 10. Decorative SculptureCoats of Arms Crosses Decorations Fragments Inscriptions Street Patere Reliefs Sculptures Altars Symbols
  11. 11. Decorative SculptureCoats of Arms Crosses Decorations Fragments Inscriptions 1098 75 32 253 30 Street Patere Reliefs Sculptures Altars Symbols 493 394 175 109 209 Total Catalogued: 2868
  12. 12. Material CultureDecorative Sculpture Functional Artifacts Antique Boats 2868 pieces
  13. 13. Material CultureDecorative Sculpture Functional Artifacts Antique Boats 2868 pieces
  14. 14. Functional Artifacts FlagstaffMonuments Portals Pedestals Bells Fountains Lunette Church Floors Wellheads Keystones
  15. 15. Building the Functional CatalogAlberto Rizzi 1990 2000 2010 1981
  16. 16. Functional Artifacts FlagstaffMonuments Portals Pedestals Bells Fountains Lunette Church Floors Wellheads Keystones
  17. 17. Functional Artifacts FlagstaffMonuments Portals Pedestals Bells Fountains 67 574 56 253 109 Lunette Church Floors Wellheads Keystones 85 2201 238 ? Total Cataloged (excluding keystones): 3583
  18. 18. Our Project: The Keystone Catalog Area of Study: Castello
  19. 19. Keystone Field Assessment
  20. 20. Keystones: Type of ArchTotal: 127 pieces
  21. 21. Keystones: Subject Matter
  22. 22. Decorative Keystones in Castello
  23. 23. Functional Artifacts FlagstaffMonuments Portals Pedestals Bells Fountains 67 574 56 253 109 Lunette Church Floors Wellheads Keystones Cannaregio & 85 2201 238 ? 413 Castello Total Cataloged (excluding keystones): 3583 Total Cataloged: 3996
  24. 24. 6,864 pieces of Public Art
  25. 25. Material CultureDecorative Sculpture Functional Artifacts Antique Boats 2868 pieces 3996 pieces
  26. 26. Material CultureDecorative Sculpture Functional Artifacts Antique Boats 2868 pieces 3996 pieces
  27. 27. Antique Boats• Over 50 years old• Represent a once prevalent way of life
  28. 28. Types of Antique Boats Sanpierota MascaretaPuparin Sandòlo S’ciopon
  29. 29. Types of Antique BoatsMussin Gondola Peata Caorlina Topo
  30. 30. Arzanà: Preserving Venetian Boats
  31. 31. Location of Arzana BoatsSeven of the boats in the Arzanà collection are located here, at Forte Marghera
  32. 32. Antique Boats at Forte MargheraMussin Passetto da Sanpierota Topo Squero Sandòleto da fàgia Cofano Sanpierota
  33. 33. Material CultureDecorative Sculpture Functional Artifacts Antique Boats 2868 pieces 3996 pieces 55 boats
  34. 34. Material Culture
  35. 35. Main Material Culture PagesDecorative Sculpture Functional Artifacts Antique Boats
  36. 36. Categories of Material CultureCoats of Arms Symbols Crosses Reliefs Fragments Inscriptions Patere SculpturesStreet Altars Wellheads Portals Monuments Lunette Fountains Flagstaff Pedestals Keystones Gondola Caorlina S’ciopon Topo
  37. 37. Individual Artifact PagesNumber of individual pages created: 3,068
  38. 38. Individual Page Components
  39. 39. Semantic Web Search• Additional search parameters• Results across multiple categories•Displays each piece with a given characteristic
  40. 40. Before and After Photos
  41. 41. Missing Pieces: 33 Confirmed
  42. 42. Preservation Initiatives Restore • Publicize • Raise awareness • Gather funds • Restore
  43. 43. Preservation Initiatives Restore • Priority Analysis • Cost Assessment • Restoration
  44. 44. Priority Analysis • Physical Condition • Social & Historic Value • Artistic Value • Vulnerability • Uniqueness • Emergency
  45. 45. Interpreting the Results Low Priority
  46. 46. Interpreting the Results High Priority
  47. 47. Preservation Initiatives Restore • Priority Analysis • Cost Assessment • Restoration
  48. 48. Cost Assessment Restoration Estimate • Scaffolding Cost • Restoration Cost • Architect Fee • Taxes
  49. 49. Cost AssessmentHigh Priority
  50. 50. Cost Assessment Results€4357 €4229 €4282 €4158 €3949
  51. 51. 6,864 pieces of Public Art
  52. 52. €28,794,480 6,864 pieces of Public Art
  53. 53. Preservation Initiatives Restore • Priority Analysis • Cost Assessment • Restoration
  54. 54. The PreserVenice Initiative
  55. 55. Building a Mobile Application
  56. 56. Mobile Application • Icons represent pieces of art • More detailed information about selected piece • Links to Venipedia • Donate to PreserVenice • Send an email to the PreserVenice team • GPS turn-by-turn directions through the map in your phone
  57. 57. Conclusion
  58. 58. Acknowledgements
  59. 59. Thank You!

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