Launch ‘Puzzling Poetry Schatkist’
October 15, 2018The 'Puzzling Poetry Schatkist' game was launched on October 3rd in the Children's Book Museum in The Hague. This free app was developed by Studio Louter and poet Lucas Hirsch on behalf of the Nederlands Letterenfonds to make children playfully understand the charm of poetry. It contains poems by 12 famous Dutch and Flemish poets. At the start of the game the world is colorless and it's up to the players to bring the color back to the world by playing with the words. The app is free to download for both Android and iOS.
The Movie Mirror at the press conference
August 27, 2018Today, Dirk was at the Nederlands Film Festival press conference to present our latest innovation: the Movie Mirror. By combining machine learning and computer vision, our programmers have created an interactive that shows movie scenes from the EYE archives based on the bodyposture and composition of a group.
May 17, 2018How can we use visual characteristics as parameters for searching film collections? This question lay at the heart of a workshop that Studio Louter organised in partnership with the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, EYE Filmmuseum and the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. The workshop formed part of the research project ‘The Sensory Moving Image Archive (SEMIA)’. Keep an eye on the website: https://www.nwo.nl/en/research-and-results/research-projects/i/89/28489.html
Opening of the renovated Museum of Bags and Purses
April 24, 2018After three months of renovations, the third floor of the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam is open to the public again. Studio Louter and OPERA Amsterdam worked in partnership to develop the spatial design, audio-visuals and interactive installations. With the overarching theme ‘There’s nothing as intimate as a bag’, the collection, which dates from the 16th to the 19th centuries, is presented in a fresh light.
Opening of temporary exhibition ‘150 years of the railway’ in Vught
April 8, 2018On 7 April, the DePetrus meeting centre opened its doors to the public for the first time. At the centre, among other things, the Vughts Museum presented an all-new exhibition on the history of Vught. Studio Louter was commissioned by the Vughts Museum to bring the 150-year-history of the railway in Vught to life with an interactive exhibition. As part of this, visitors can take a train journey through the past by operating points and deciding for themselves which period the train is to enter.
Opening of the newly-renovated Rijksmuseum Boerhaave
December 16, 2017Mid-December saw the reopening of Rijksmuseum Boerhaave in Leiden. Together with OPERA Amsterdam, Studio Louter developed the spatial design, storyline, audio-visuals and all of the interactive installations. We are proud of the positive responses from museum visitors in recent months. As the Volkskrant newspaper put it: ‘After a major renovation, Rijksmuseum Boerhaave is winning hearts again.’