16 Feb 2016, by GekeDijkstra
starts on 16 Feb 2016,
ends on 16 Feb 2016
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The interactive documentary “Hieronymus Bosch, the Garden of Earthly Delights” provides an in-depth tour through “The Garden of Earthly Delights.”
Through a web interface, the visitor of “Hieronymus Bosch, the Garden of Earthly Delights,” is taken on an audio-visual journey that includes sound, music, video, and images. This, together with high resolution images of the painting, allows an exciting story of the masterpiece to unfold.
Besides the exploration of the art historical story of the painting, insight into the creative process of Hieronymus Bosch is also given. On top of that, the visitor of the documentary will gain a better understanding of what it was like to live in the Late Middles Ages and of the importance of religion in daily life. The idea of the documentary is that it can be read like a book; you can come back after a visit and pick up where you left off.
The interactive documentary Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Delights is part of the transmedia tryptich: 'Hieronymus Bosch'. The transmedia tryptich consists of the documentary film 'Hieronymus Bosch, touched by the devil', the interactive documentary 'Hieronymus Bosch: Garden of Earthly Delights' and the Virtual Reality documentary 'Hieronymus Bosch, the Eyes of the Owl'. More info at: http://jheronimus-bosch.nl.
The Garden of Earthly Delights tells a story of morals and sin in a particular time. The painting itself, however, is timeless. The journey that the visitor sets out on in the interactive documentary is a personal one. Beneath the surface the aim is to invite the visitor to reflect upon and question their sins and morals.
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