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Lecture at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston:
Acquisition and Application of 3D Data of Cultural Properties at Tokyo University of the Arts
By Osamu Yamada, Project Associate Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts
Friday, December 7, 2018
11am – 12 noon
Osamu Yamada carries out 3D measurement of cultural properties, mainly in Buddhist statues, using photogrammetry and scanning techniques. 3D data is used for reproduction, conservation and restoration at the conservation training program at Tokyo University of the Arts. Professor Yamada will discuss recent case examples of data acquisition and its application to the conservation of Japanese Buddhist sculpture.
Osamu Yamada is Project Associate Professor at Tokyo University of the Arts. He is a graduate of the Department of Architecture, Waseda University, and the Department of Conservation of Cultural Properties, Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo Geidai). He has worked in the fields of design, CG production, and printing, and has been at Tokyo University of the Arts since 2009. In addition to researching the acquisition of 3D data for Buddhist sculpture, he also makes movies for TV and museum exhibitions.