Prof. Antonella Ambrosio Ph.D., Dr. Antonello Migliozzi Ph.D.
Workshop - The Future's in the Past
ICARUS-Meeting #19 | 5th co:op partner meeting
29–31 May 2017, The National Archives of Estonia, Nooruse 3, Tartu, Estonia
5. • Sessa Aurunca (province
• Vitulano (province of
• Massa Lubrense (province
• Candida (province of
• Pisciotta (province of
MUSA Topotheque: Campania
6. • to show how a project which came into being
with the primary purpose of preserving the past
and the memory can switches on quantitative
analysis looking at the UE resources sustainability
and heritage for the future.
• to underline the importance and the complex
multifunctionality of the landscape we live in
The aim of the
7. •to collect feedback on this project
•to foster discussions
•to induce experimenting in other national
contexts with similar experiences based on the
The aim of the workshop
12. "Photography, projected on the present only and based objectively on what exist in
front of the camera, it is stated to be the most trenchant means of recording real life
in all its aspects.
From this is its the documentary value, and if to that we adds the sensitivity and
acceptance of the subject matter, but above all a clear idea of the its place in the
evolution of historical events, I think the result is worthy of its own role inside the
13. Photo can change the perspective
Kim is the girl in the unforgettable Pulitzer Prize-
winning photo. Kim was screaming. She was
running naked up a road. She was in agony.
This photo changed many people’s opinions about the war.
Photographs are a very common type of primary source to
•events or relationships in a person’s life
•the history of an organization, institution, municipality,
country, or social group
•socially significant events
Charles Clyde Ebbets
16. Courtesy of Prof. Teresa Pinto Correia –Univ. of Evora, Seamless Project
Placing land cover
preferences by people
on the map
Bridging the gaps of
surveys and spatial pattern
20. Monoplotting - A new tool for managing terrestrial pictures in a
3D-framework C. Bozzini, P. Krebs, M. Conedera
WSL Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape
Research Group Insubric Ecosystems – Cadenazzo
25. The inventory of Campania's historical and natural heritage
goods aims, in the author intentions, to form a homogeneous
and systematic documentation of Campania Region (Southern
Italy) landscaping heritage.
Angerio Filangieri Inventory
26. Through an extensive documentation of natural environments
and artworks, the collection has become a unique source of
evidences for places requiring protection and enhancement.
Protection instrument. Iconographic
knowledge and description improve
awareness and help to preserve all
the historical, artistic and natural
The inventory provides informations
to those are involved in regional and
landscape planning that by position
and nature could alter or destroy the
nearby cultural heritage and
27. The inventory in numbers
•24273 film 6*6 cm bw/c.
•50127 Photos 10X15 cm.
•737 HD 40*40 cm photos arranged on A0 cardstock (187)
•Land systems panoramic photos (12 folders – 114 cardstock more
than 1500 photos)
•Topographic maps IGM 1:25000 covering all Italy.
•Location of natural areas and landscape, cultural and
archaeological assets of the Campania Region (about 30 maps).
•Detailed maps of the old cities of the Campania.
•Cadastral maps of the municipalities of Campania.
•Regional plans with maps of some european countries.
Sources, notes, drafts, reminders, reports, major publications and
31. Let me define the work of Angerio Filangieri,
Within 35 years (end of 1968) has collected information
compatible with the modern approaches to landscape studies
and regional planning.
Thanks to him we have listed buildings, ruins, old cities,
environment, geological structures, historical land use.
Text sources and maps are also a substantial part of the
Moreover the 39,4% of the municipalities can be considered
highly precious and need a strong focus on urban expansion
35. Bridge with the DSU
•Preservation of basic elements of the
history and culture of a population
36. co:op activities linked to the WP3 “Topotheque” and on WP4
WP4 “Adventure in Archives“
•Old Center of Naples an historical and archival itinerary
•Project “Alternanza scuola lavoro Fonti fotografiche digitali
per la Storia del centro antico di Napoli“ realized by Antonella
Ambrosio and Maria Rosaria Falcone (UNINA), in collaboration
with ANAI (Italian Archivistic Association) Associazione Amici
degli Archivi and the Liceo A. Genovesi.
Activities and collaborations
38. Liceo Statale A. Genovesi, Naples, 12 April 2017
Topotheque platform: lectures on the creation of the
historical sources using web resources
Activities and collaborations
39. Within the project “L’inventario
dei beni storico-artistici e
naturali di Angerio Filangieri Un
recupero della memoria
attraverso la piattaforma WEB
Topotheque “ realized thanks to
collaboration between Musa
Centre (UNINA) and Liceo
Scientifico Statale Filippo Silvetri
of Portici, Antonello Migliozzi
(UNINA), has organized different
activities related to documents
cataloged and sorted inside the
42. A. Migliozzi & M.R. Falcone (2016). The inventory of historical, artistic and natural
heritage of Angerio Filangieri. A recovery of memory by means of the Web platform
Topotheque. In Delli Aspetti de Paesi Vecchi e nuovi Media per l’Immagine del
Paesaggio / Old and new Media for Landscape Image. Pagg. 923-932. Tomo 2 -
Representation, Memory, Preservation – EDS. F. Capano, M.I. Pascariello e M.
Visone. ISBN 978-88-99930-01-1
43. Future intentions and improvements
The Filangieri inventory is a huge collection of historical
documents, which aims to spread the awareness of the
heritage which constitutes the base of the cultural
landscapes of Campania Region…
44. …therefore it is strategical improve its diffusion not just in a
narrow circle of specialists but also among the private
citizens who daily make the history of the places.
A platform such as Topotheque, within a digital context
web 2.0, aims at maximizing the usability among people
and direct involvement of the users in the definition of
The international context allows a resonance and
circulation of specific contents, linked to history and life of
local communities (sometimes very small), which would
otherwise not be possible to highlight.
Future intentions and improvements