Ashes2Art Press

April 2011

April 2011: Flaten and student Taylor Baldwin attend the annual Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology conference, Beijing. Flaten chairing sessions and presenting a paper on Ashes2Art; Baldwin presenting a paper on the Agile Process in 3D reconstructions

January 2011

Ashes2Art begins for the sixth time. Our collaboration with Alexandria University, Egypt starts

June 2010

Flaten presentation on Ashes2Art at Arqueologica 2.0 in Seville, Spain; video on display in the Leonardo da Vinci Center, Seville

March 2010

Flaten and Olsen visit Alexandria, Egypt to meet with university officials and Dr. Emad Khalil, director of the Centre for Maritime Archeaology and Underwater Cultural Heritage. A Memorandum of Understanding between Coastal Carolina University and Alexandria University is expected in August 2010

January 2010

Flaten presentation on Ashes2Art at Duke University

October 2009

Campus Technology article, "Expanding the Canon" which discusses three programs nationwide: Ashes2Art and projects at Harvard and Duke Universities (Matt Villano); also available in an online version. Ashes2Art described as "inspiring a new kind of undergraduate education that is immersive, experiential, and contributive at the same time."

March 2009

Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology annual conference, Williamsburg, VA, March 2009 Session 1 (Flaten and Gill, chairs): Digital Humanities and Pedagogy
Session 2 (Gill and Flaten, chairs): Envisioning the Past: Virtual Reconstructions of Archaeological Sites

February 2009

Ashes2Art students Francis Stankiewicz and Nicole Horton win first prize ($500) at the Undergraduate Research Competition, Celebration of Inquiry, Coastal Carolina University.

October 2008

Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM), Limassol, Cyprus, October 2008
Gill, "Digital Delphi: The 3D Virtual Reconstruction of the Hellenistic Plunge Bath at Delphi"

Aug. 2008

First Monday: Peer-Reviewed Journal on the Internet, v. 13, no. 8 (Aug. 2008)
Flaten and Gill, "Ashes2Art: Collaboration and Community in the Humanities"


Proceedings of the XXI International CIPA Symposium, Athens, Greece, 2007
Flaten and Gill, "Virtual Delphi: Two Case Studies"

April 2008

Computer Applications/Quantitative Methods in Archaeology annual meeting, Budapest, April 2008

Session 1 (Flaten and Gill, chairs): Visualizing Ancient Spaces: Virtual Reconstructions of Archaeological Sites
Session 2 (Flaten and Gill, chairs): Virtual Environments and Pedagogy
Presentations: Flaten, "Ashes2Art as Pedagogical Model" and Gill, "'Chattering' in the Baths: The Urban Greek Bathing Establishment and Social Discourse in Classical Antiquity"
Workshop panelists: The SAVE Project (Serving and Archiving Virtual Environments)

March 2008

IMLS WebWise conference, Miami, March 2008
National Endowment for the Humanities special session: Digital Applications for the Humanities
Flaten, "Ashes2Art"

Feb. 2008

College Art Association Annual Meeting, Dallas, Feb. 2008
Session (Flaten and Gill, chairs): Continuous Crossroads: Research & Pedagogy, Problems & Opportunities with Digital Models, Archaeology and Art History

Oct. 2007

National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, Oct. 2007
Using New Technologies to Explore Cultural Heritage Conference
Flaten, "Ashes2Art"
Limited to 5 scholars from the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) in Italy, 5 from the United States
Transcript and Powerpoint of the conference

April 2007

Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Berlin, April 2007
Session (Flaten and Gill, chairs): Visualizing Ancient Spaces: The Impact of Three Dimensional Virtual Reconstructions on Research and Pedagogy

Campus Technology Online, Feb. 2008

"An art history project focusing on the ancient Greek site of Delphi has students themselves using three-dimensional modeling software to create exact renderings of ancient structures..." Read more

Coastal Carolina University website, April 2007

"Coastal Carolina University's Ashes2Art, an innovative Web site that shows the virtual reconstruction of Grecian ruins and monuments, has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)..." Read more

National Endowment for the Humanities Announcement, March 2007

"To support the digital reconstruction of classical Greek monuments in a second stage pilot project focused on the three dimensional digital recording of the early fourth century BCE tholos at Delphi in Greece..." Read more

Coastal Carolina University Magazine, Summer 2007

"Students and faculty at Coastal Carolina University are making history by making history more accessible. Ashes2Art, a virtual tour of ancient sites with flash animation and panoramas, is changing the way students of many disciplines— art history, archaeology, engineering, graphic and Web design—view the past..." Read more

Myrtle Beach Sun News, Feb. 2007

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Aug. 2007

Southern Style (Time-Warner televion program hosted by Diane DeVaughn Stokes, Aug. 2007)

Arkansas State University website, Sept. 2006

"On Thursday, September 28th, Dr. Arne Flaten (Assistant Professor, Art History, Coastal Carolina University) will give a presentation entitled “Archaeology and Technology: Virtual Models and Reconstructions of Ancient Monuments” in which he will discuss Ashes2Art, a start-up program at Coastal Carolina University which combines cutting edge digital technologies, art history, graphic and web design, and digital photography to recreate monuments of the ancient past..." Read more

Jonesboro Sun, Sept. 2006

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The Chanticleer, 2006

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Teacher's Manual to H.W. Janson's History of Art, p.77

Oct. 2005

Coastal Today Show (television program, aired Oct. 2005)

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