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Joint-research Project with CPCP

Joint-research Project with the National Center for the Promotion of Cultural Properties (CPCP) on the Creation and Utilization of High-resolution Facsimiles  of Cultural Properties

Canon Inc. and the National Center for the Promotion of Cultural Properties (CPCP) are engaged in a collaborative research project on the creation and utilization of high-resolution facsimiles of cultural properties.
This project creates high-resolution facsimiles of masterpieces of Japanese art using the same technologies of the Tsuzuri project while conducting joint research and testing to develop new applications of these facsimiles. Many of Japan’s cultural properties are made of fragile materials and are subject to a number of restrictions during exhibitions. This project aims to provide more people with the opportunity to get familiar with cultural properties and provide educational experiences by the creation of high-resolution facsimiles of cultural properties virtually identical to the originals and the development of new applications.

Joint-research Project with the National Center for the Promotion of Cultural Properties (CPCP) on the Creation and Utilization of High-resolution Facsimiles  of Cultural Properties

Canon Inc. and the National Center for the Promotion of Cultural Properties (CPCP) are engaged in a collaborative research project on the creation and utilization of high-resolution facsimiles of cultural properties.
This project creates high-resolution facsimiles of masterpieces of Japanese art using the same technologies of the Tsuzuri project while conducting joint research and testing to develop new applications of these facsimiles. Many of Japan’s cultural properties are made of fragile materials and are subject to a number of restrictions during exhibitions. This project aims to provide more people with the opportunity to get familiar with cultural properties and provide educational experiences by the creation of high-resolution facsimiles of cultural properties virtually identical to the originals and the development of new applications.

Utilization of high-resolution facsimiles
The CPCP Outreach Program

This program offers art appreciation workshops to schools throughout Japan by utilizing high-resolution facsimiles of "Pine Trees" (National Treasure), "Wind God and Thunder God/Flowering Plants of Summer and Autumn" (Important Cultural Property) and "Battles of Ichi-no-tani and Yashima, from the Tale of the Heike". For more information for the program outline and application, please check the website of the CPCP.

The CPCP Outreach Program
The CPCP Outreach Program
Interactive exhibitions through high-resolution facsimiles and digital contents

The interactive exhibitions offer a new experience of cultural properties by combining video installation with high-resolution facsimiles of "Pine Trees"(National Treasure) and "Merrymaking Under the Cherry Blossoms"(National Treasure). Even those who are not familiar with cultural properties can enjoy this new experience of “diving” into masterpieces of Japanese painting.

Interactive exhibition using a high-resolution facsimile of Pine Trees (Held at Tokyo National Museum in the summer of 2017)
Interactive exhibition using a high-resolution facsimile of "Pine Trees" (Held at Tokyo National Museum in the summer of 2017)
Interactive exhibition using a high-resolution facsimile of Merrymaking Under the Cherry Blossoms (Limited open at Tokyo National Museum in the summer of 2020)
Interactive exhibition using a high-resolution facsimile of "Merrymaking Under the Cherry Blossoms" (Limited open at Tokyo National Museum in the summer of 2020)

* You can see the video of each exhibition through TSUZURI MOVIE.

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