This interdisciplinary course addresses how principles of textual, visual, oral, and place-based storytelling challenge and enhance the conceptualisation, construction and experience of digitally-created worlds connecting to real-world places, locations, and landscapes.
Eslam Nofal is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Digital Heritage at Maastricht University (Netherlands). He is also affiliated to the Department of Architecture at Assiut University (Egypt). His research interests fit in the intersection of Human-Computer interaction and digital heritage, by designing, implementing and evaluating interactive systems, aiming for better communication and engagement of heritage in museums and beyond. He received his PhD degree from KU Leuven (Belgium), where he introduced the approach of “Phygital Heritage”, which entails how heritage information can be disclosed via simultaneous and integrated physical and digital means, as a potential medium for engaging and meaningful communication of heritage to the broader public.