Timbila Miquel Bernat



August 2013
Manusamo & Bzika are an interdisciplinary group created by Manuel Ferrer Hernandéz (visual artist) y Alena Mesarosova (architect) and focused on the creation of interactive installations involving the use of Augmented Reality (AR) and 3D modelling. Started in 2006, the group has produced AR creative work for numerous festivals and projects in Slovakia, Italy, Spain and Portugal. Manuel Ferrer holds a Fine Arts degree by Miguel Hernández Univeristy, Alicante and a Master in Fine Arts by the Polytechnic University of Valencia where he is currently pursuing a PhD. He has lectured at San Gregorio de Portoviejo University, Manabí. Ecuador. Alena holds a degree in Ingenier-Architecture (Inzinier architekt) at the Fakulta Umení, Technická Univerzita v Košiciach, Eslovaquia as well as the Bachelor (Bakalár). She also graduated from the Curso del bienio especialistico de scenografia en la Accademia di Belli Arti Catania ,Sicilia-Italia and is currently pursuing PhD at the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

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  pictured above Manu and Alena measuring the timbilas in Porto (June 2013) before creating the 3D models

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Pictures above: First 3D model prototype of the chikulu by Manusamo & Bzika (9 Sept 2013) before definitive textures- below the technical design of two mbilas
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Timbila 3D Models by Manusamo y Bzika