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Sports: Notre-Dame de Paris: an immersive exhibition traces the history and the site of the cathedral

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An exhibition on the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris, always in works after the fire of three years ago, opens at College of Bernardins in Paris. It allows us to dive into the history of the monument, thanks to the increased reality.

  Notre-Dame de Paris : une exposition immersive retrace l'histoire et le chantier de la cathédrale © Provided by Franteinfo

The Notre-Dame Cathedral of Paris has been closed for almost three years, from the fire of April 15, 2019, but an exhibition that opens Thursday, April 7 in Paris at the College des Bernardins allows us to enter us And to plunge into its history, thanks to increased reality.

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in the Nave of the College des Bernardins, 21 photos large format of Notre-Dame. It is thanks to these photos and a tablet called Histopad, withdrawn at the entrance of the exhibition that visits. "In front of each of his photographs, you have what we call a time of time, says Mathilde Michaut, from the company Histovery who designed and produces the exhibition. With the tablet in hand, you scan each of these doors of time . And you see that appears on the screen, on the tablet, a 3D 360 degree reconstitution of the cathedral as it was in 1180. "

We are twenty years after the start of the construction of Notre-Dame. The Gothic choir is the fifth stage of a chronological path with one exception, with the fire of April 15, 2019 which opens the exhibition. At each stage, the visitor is invited to interact. "This exhibition is immersive, but it is not contemplative, explains Mathilde Michaut. The goal is that the visitor is an actor of his career and, on the one hand, triggers all the reconstructions historical thanks to the tablet by scanning the door of the Time and especially, it is invited to click in the image. This image will make it curious and make it want to know more. "

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Learn more about the history of the cathedral but also on the current restoration site that we discover during the last four stages of the course. "One-third of the exhibition focuses on the current restoration site and trades, is developing Jeremiahly-Leitus, director of the public institution's communication in charge of the restoration of Notre-Dame. You can go from places in places. The vaults of the cathedral. "

"You can walk inside the footsite step by step. But it's not just a visit, it's also a pedagogical dive, there are texts, videos, photos, 3D modelizes that You really allow you to understand operations and trades. "

Jérémie-Leitus

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This part of the exhibition will be updated regularly, as and when the restoration site changes. New trades will make their appearance. The exhibition that comes in 11 languages ​​will turn abroad until the end of 2024. It will be presented from April 15 in Washington.

"Our Lady of Paris, the exposure increased" , exhibition in Paris at the College des Bernardins until July 17th.

Notre-Dame de Paris: The lead sarcophagus discovered during the work will soon be open .
The sarcophagus had been discovered during the excavations prior to the reconstruction work of the arrow of Notre-Dame © Julien de Rosa / AFP the sarcophagus Lead will soon deliver all his secrets (at least we hope). Archeology - The sarcophagus had been discovered during the excavations prior to the reconstruction work of the arrow of Notre-Dame An Lead Sarcophagus recently discovered in the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris will soon be open to the medical institute - Toulouse (South-West).

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