“Introduction to 3D Printing” as part of the project: Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum via ZOOM 27/05/2020 Hosted by SMI’s Kartar Singh Taran3D undertook a walk through the benefits of using 3D printing in a heritage setting. Including the work already undertaken as part of our exhibition ” Anglo Sikh Wars: Battles,
Sikh Museum webinar 15/04/2020 The benefits of an online museum. How we created the Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum. A demonstration of using 3d technologies using Virtual reality. The release of the Koh-i-Noor diamond in 3d. Hosted by Sikh historian: Gurinder Singh Mann & Taran Singh-Developer at Taran3d.
A very famous diamond, but what is the history behind it? How can technology bring Sikh artefacts alive? History The history of the Koh-i-Noor or ‘Mountain of Light’ diamond is steeped in myth and anecdote, wars and political intrigue. The diamond was described in 1628 as forming part of the
SMI 11: GOLD-HILTED SWORD (GLAIVE) Date: Before 1800 Origin: France-Napolean Bonaparte
Sikh history through virtual environments-Take me to VR church BBC Heart and Soul AIRED ON Fri 20 Mar 2020 at 12:30 UK Visit: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3ct0pcg (UK only) or BBC iplayer to hear the full programme. The Sikhmuseum Initiative was featured on the Global reaching programme Heart and Soul on the BBC
New Walk Museum, Leicester 17/02/2020 We undertook a Digital Showcase at New Walk Museum, Leicester. We showcased 3d relics on our touchscreen monitors and Virtual Reality Headsets. This half term event was well received and the best thing is seeing the fun that families can have if you can make
To support the Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum project: we appeared on the Sikh Channel and undertook a live demonstration of the project in Virtual Reality. Kartar Singh, Gurinder Singh Mann and Taran3d discussed the project and explained the importance of digitization and the need to preserve Sikh heritage. See the
Gurinder Singh Mann was on several BBC Radio stations describing the importance of the Khanda/pistol which has been recreated in 3d. The Khanda/pistol is from the Nottingham Museum service and will be on display at Nottingham Castle Museum from 2021.
SMI 9: Khanda (with pistol) Date: before 1879Original Location: Patiala, Punjab. Present location: Nottingham Museum ServiceMuseum No: NCM 1879-105 This sword referred to as a Khanda is characterised by a basket hilt and a double-edged blade. Whilst traditionally associated with the Sikhs the Khanda has its origins in Orissa and