Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead

British Museum

November 2010

Exhibition Designers:
Land Design Studio

Augmented Text Panels

Clay used projection on top of graphic panels synchronised with papyrus detail animations to delicately animate and enhance the traditional concept of a graphic panel.

Content was structured and written in a way that encouraged the viewer to engage with the imagery and text on their own terms.

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Ambient Projections

Ambient projections are used to add playful character to the exhibition space.

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Films (3D, HD, Large format)

Large-scale animations were projected into two of the spaces. One highlighting the depictions and importance of Gods found in one long papyrus ‘The Hunefer’, and another wall painting that came to life to tell the story of the moment of judgment of the newly deceased.

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iPhone App

Clay created the British Museum’s first iPhone app to accompany the Book of the Dead exhibition.

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