Notre-Dame de Paris, the Expérience, an revolutionary exhibition on the cathedral’s 850-year historical past utilizing bodily scenography and augmented actuality, has opened on the France pavilion at Expo 2020.
The exhibition, which runs till November 1st, takes guests by way of the cathedral’s building within the Center Ages, its function within the non secular, cultural and political lifetime of France, and the restoration work being undertaken following the harm the World Heritage constructing sustained in a fireplace in 2019.
Histopads, cutting-edge pill gadgets developed by the French start-up Histovery, will present guests with a digital and interactive expertise of historic occasions, such because the coronation of Emperor Napoleon I and the development of the spire of Viollet-le-Duc.
The augmented expertise may also allow guests to know the complexity of the restoration work and the completely different trades concerned in rebuilding the landmark constructing.
The expertise, which opens the on the eve of France’s Nationwide Day celebrations at Expo 2020 Dubai, is a precursor to the a lot bigger ‘Notre-Dame de Paris’ exhibition, which can happen in Paris on the Collège des Bernardins within the spring.
It can then tour all through Europe, in addition to the Americas and Asia, in the course of the reconstruction undertaking.
The exhibition is offered by the L’Oréal Group, Expo’s official magnificence services associate and one of many donors to the cathedral’s restoration.