On October 22, 2020, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge), Prahlad Singh Patel virtually launched “Life in Miniature” project, it is a collaboration between National Museum, New Delhi, Ministry of Culture and Google Arts & Culture.
i.The project enables Hundreds of miniature paintings from the National Museum’s collections to be viewed through Google Arts & Culture app.
ii.Viewers can experience the First Augmented Reality-powered art gallery designed with traditional Indian architecture on the Google Arts & Culture app.
i.The project uses technologies like machine learning, augmented reality and digitization with high-definition robotic cameras to show the works of art in a new way.
ii.The app allows the users to magnify paintings through the feature “Magnify Miniatures” to see the details.
iii.The showcased artworks are presented along five universal themes of Human Relationship with nature, love, celebration, faith and power.
iv.The collections include famous miniature paintings like Ramayana, Royal Saga and Pahari-style paintings.
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i.On September 3, 2020, Prahlad Singh Patel, Union Minister of State (IC) for Culture and Tourism represented India and addressed in 5th BRICS(Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Culture Ministers’ Meeting held through video conference under the Chairpersonship of Russian Federation.
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Minister of State (MoS) (IC) – Prahlad Singh Patel
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