The Orange Group and Amaclio Productions announce the launch of “Everlasting Notre-Dame”, a singular and immersive digital actuality tour of Notre-Dame cathedral, in partnership with the Diocèse de Paris, the general public institution devoted to the conservation and restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral and the Metropolis of Paris.
In 2022, expertise a singular and immersive expedition by means of time, house, and historical past
“Everlasting Notre-Dame” is a technological problem that invitations the general public to dive into the guts of the cathedral’s historical past, from its building within the Center Ages to the present restoration undertaking.
Guests are welcomed to a devoted house and outfitted with an immersive VR gadget to discover Notre-Dame de Paris, which has been fully recreated in digital kind. They’re invited on a “real-life” emotional journey to find the cathedral’s secrets and techniques, historic occasions and key protagonists which have marked its historical past.
‘The Everlasting Notre-Dame” will open to the general public in Paris on January 15, 2022 on the Espace Grande Arche in la Défense. From September 2022, it should transfer a lot nearer to the location itself, to the Parvis de Notre-Dame – the principle sq. in entrance of the cathedral. Following that, “The Everlasting Notre-Dame” will tour France, Europe, and the remainder of the world.
An unprecedented and progressive dedication to proceed to convey Notre-Dame to life
Following a devastating fireplace on 15 April 2019, the Orange Group wished to proactively contribute to the cathedral’s collective restoration undertaking by providing assets and technological innovation to convey this emblematic heritage website again to life in digital kind.
Orange is demonstrating its dedication by offering this distinctive expertise, and the general public can contribute too, as a proportion of the proceeds from the tickets bought will assist finance the restoration work: 30% of the ticket value will probably be donated in full by Orange the general public institution devoted to the conservation and restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral and to the Notre Dame Basis to finance the Notre Dame inside design program. Every customer will turn out to be a donor…
An unique creation
Orange has collaborated with trusted and skilled companions to realize this distinctive expertise:
Amaclio Productions, an acclaimed manufacturing firm engaged on quite a few different websites in France (Les Invalides, the Mont-St-Michel Abbey, the Palais des Papes and the medieval metropolis of Carcassonne), will oversee the manufacturing and advertising of the immersive expertise on website.
Main VR studio Emissive, already hailed for the “Mona Lisa: Past the glass” exhibition on the Louvre Museum, is the corporate behind the pioneering “Immersive Expeditions” digital actuality tour format. “The Everlasting Notre-Dame” will probably be its subsequent landmark exhibition.
Lastly, Bruno Seillier, creative director behind the “Dame de Cœur” and “La Nuit aux Invalides” reveals, will oversee the expertise’s storyline and scenography.
A free entry space devoted to the historical past and building of the Cathedral
On the Espace Grande Arche de la Défense, guests can even have free entry, as a preamble to their go to, to a 500 m2 house devoted to the Cathedral, its historical past and its building website:
- An area designed by the general public institution providing guests a dive into the development website, the invention of the principle operations and the trades. With a purpose to fulfil its mission of selling the cathedral, the general public establishment will current :
– an unique 15-minute immersive movie that provides a voice to the principle gamers on the location, presents the principle operations of the safety part and the principle levels of the restoration;
– a collection of distinctive pictures of the principle highlights of the work, accompanied by instructional explanatory texts.
- An area designed by the diocesan affiliation of Paris, which can current:
– components of the cathedral’s heritage: statues, work, silverware and liturgical ornaments, in parallel and in reference to the “Everlasting Notre-Dame” expertise
– a chronological presentation of the key levels within the building of the cathedral.
In autumn 2022, this ensemble will probably be redeployed and prolonged beneath the cathedral sq.. The programme and content material of those areas will probably be introduced at a later date.
“This undertaking demonstrates the Orange Group’s want and pleasure as a part of the long-term collective effort to work in partnership to revive Notre-Dame de Paris, by counting on our innovation, digital and augmented actuality experience in addition to our very high-speed networks, whereas selling the brand new immersive applied sciences provided by a French digital ecosystem.”
Delegate CEO of the Orange Group
“Notre Dame has at all times spoken to folks within the language of their time to announce excellent news. As a masterpiece of artwork and heritage, this Parisian cathedral, which bears the title of Our Woman, is a logo for all of humankind. I’m delighted our companions’ abilities and experience will make its historical past accessible to everybody. This story continues in the present day and for hundreds of years to return.”
Bishop Eric Aumonier
Consultant of the Diocese of Paris for the restoration of Notre Dame
“Pending the reopening of Notre-Dame de Paris for worship and visits from April 2024, this immersive expertise will enable guests to rediscover the splendor and historical past of this Gothic masterpiece. I warmly thank the Orange Group for proposing that a part of the ticket value be donated to the restoration. Lastly, I’m very happy that the general public establishment will profit from a free entry space, which can allow us to supply guests, previous to the expertise, an perception into the constructing website and the trades concerned, by means of audiovisual and digital content material”.
Common Jean-Louis Georgelin
President of the general public institution devoted to the conservation and restoration
of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral
“I’m happy that the Metropolis of Paris is sponsoring Eternelle Notre-Dame, which permits Parisians, in addition to guests from throughout France and the 4 corners of the world, to find or rediscover, by means of an immersive journey, the fantastic thing about this emblem of our frequent historical past”.
Mayor of Paris
From 15 January, 2022 on the Espace Grande Arche de la Défense.
Tuesday to Sunday from 12pm to 8pm, final entrance 7pm.
1, Parvis de la Défense, 92800 Puteaux
RER A / Metro line 1 / Tramway T2 La Défense Grande Arche
Full value: €30
Lowered charge: €20 (beneath 18s, college students, unemployed, RSA, disabled folks)
Group charge €20 (on-line reservations solely, min. 5 folks)