Time and Place
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in Engelmann Hall 105
Symposium with presentations by Derek Counts, Professor and Chair, Department of Art History UWM; Kevin Garstki, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, UWM; Adan Ramos, LEED AP BD+C, Associate Designer, Fielding Nair International, Baltimore; Will Deutsch, University of Maryland; Nikos Vakalis, International Institute for Restoration and Preservation; William Krueger, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, UWM.
This symposium is part of the “Multiscalar 3D Visualization and Documentation in Art, Architecture, and Archaeology” event co-sponsored with the Department of Art History at UWM and the UWM Historic Preservation Institute.
For more information about this symposium, contact Woodworking Shop Manager William Krueger.
Four 20-minute research papers discuss specific research applications and implications of 3D technology in the fields of architecture, art history, and archaeology. Nikolas Vakalis presents “Frank Lloyd Wright American System Built Home (ASBH).” Adan Ramos and Will Deutsch discuss “Recording the Villas of Ancient Stabia: The Villa Arianna and the Villa San Marco.” Derek Counts presents “3D Models and Archaeological Publication in a Digital Age.” Kevin Garstki discusses notions of ‘authenticity’ and ‘digital surrogacy’ in the use of 3D models as research tools in “Authority and Authenticity in Archaeological 3D Visualization.” Maryland/Stabiae and present their research with a specific eye to how the application of 3D technology has impacted research questions and conclusions. The focus of the symposium is on research applications.
Nikolas Vakalis is a master restorer with over thirty five years of experience in the field. His areas of expertise include stone artifacts, easel paintings, wall paintings and polychrome wooden sculptures. In addition to being a restorer Professor Vakalis has been involved in field of education, restoration planning and running his own restoration business in Rome. Since 2010 he is a Co-director of the International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies and instructor at the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program. He is also in charge as Restoration Consultant for the Archaeological Excavation of the Public Baths at Carsulae. He has worked extensively in Italy but has also worked on projects in many countries including China, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Kosovo, Albania and the USA. Nikos Vakalis now lives in Athens and splits his time between Italy and Greece. He is presently Director of IIRPS Athens program.
Derek Counts, Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, Department of Art History University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chair, Department of Art History. His research specailizatiooon is art and archaeology of Greece and eastern Mediterranean, special emphasis on the material culture of Cyprus; Cypriot sculpture and sanctuaries; ancient religious practice and associated iconography; ancient ‘globalization’ and postcolonial theory, field methods in archaeology.
Kevin Garstki, PhD candidate, College of Letters and Sciences department of Anthropology UWM. Research interests includes Iron Age Europe; Early Metal Production; Prehistoric Ireland; Social Theory; 3D Visualization; Digital Archaeology. Dissertation Project: Production and Technological Change: Ironworking in Prehistoric Ireland.
Adan Ramos visited Castellammare di Stabia for the first time as a sophomore in high school when Profession Vann accompanied his class for a week long introduction to the Bay of Naples. Since that time he has graduated with a degree in Architecture from the University of Maryland in May 2015 and now works for a firm in Baltimore. Adan has several years of archaeological field experience working with Professor Vann at Stabiae (three seasons) and Aperlae in Turkey (2 seasons).
Will Deutsch graduated with a degree in Architecture in May 2016 and now works for a firm in Philadelphia. He has worked with Professor Vann in Stabiae for two seasons and in Aperlae for one. Will assisted in the production of a book entitled Ucagiz: Our Turkey Home that focused on the work at the site of Aperlae but more specifically on the village where we spent several weeks each summer over the past 20 years.
Professor Robert Vann taught at the University of Maryland from 1974-2016 (retired in August) and has worked in the field at Sardis (Turkey), Carthage (Tunisia), Caesarea Maritima (Israel), Aperlae (Turkey), as well as in Pompeii and Stabiae. The summer school class, entitled “Archaeology in the Shadow of Vesuvius: Digital 3D Architectural Recording for Archaeology,” is being offered at the Institute of Vesuvian Archaeology in Castellammare di Stabiae for the third consecutive year.
William Krueger has a Master’s degree in Architecture and a certificate in Historic preservation. He is currently Instructional Program Manager of SARUP’s Wood shop and Rapid Prototyping lab, while instructing architectural studio. He is also Vice president of SightLine LLC a 3 Dimensional Laser Scanning & As-Built Documentation company which is his field of expertise. Developed guidelines adopted by the State of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County and City of Milwaukee for use of laser scanning data as form of archiving and reproducing architectural elements. William does freelance design work and has done restoration consultation for Milwaukee’s Historic Preservation Department and private clients.