NMRN: Diving Deep – HMS Invincible 1744 Exhibition
Museum/Exhibition Interpretation – DIVING DEEP: HMS INVINCIBLE 1744 –
Rocketbox managed all elements of the exhibition interpretation – Design – Branding – Layout – Pod and special feature design – AV – 3D – Artefact mounts – Exhibition transportation.
OPEN: OCT 2020, PORTSMOUTH – FEB 2021 CHATHAM
The characteristics of the commission and the design scheme:
Dramatically enhance the temporary exhibition experience at Chatham Historic Dockyard temporary exhibition space and Portsmouth, National Museum of the Royal Navy.
Provide a dynamic and innovative addition to Chatham and NMRN.
Create as much as possible the secret world of the underwater archaeologist.
Raise the profile of HMS Invincible and the importance it had in our maritime design history.
Make the Diving Deep exhibition an active rather than a passive experience for Chatham and NMRN visitors.
Dual site venues of different sizes and demographics – making re-purposing the exhibition a consideration in all design elements.
3 camera, 3 projector film giving a virtual 270˚ view – shot by worldwide underwater cameraman Mike Pitts.
Life-size CNC cut wooden cutwater c9m high
3D touchscreen photogrammetry ship ‘fly-around’
Fabrication of analogue interactive pods.
Exhibition look & feel design
Exhibition environment – water effect lighting, aroma experience, lighting
Movie projection – storyboarding, editing, technical install of projectors
Object and artefact display – mount making, planning
Exhibition panel design – design, print/install
Interactive pods – sensory pod, including sound activated vibration – diving, sensory pod – Artefacts, How to pack a cannon, Try on a wig, Discover the wreck, Visitor contributed – children’s drawings station, Visitor contributed – feedback station, Navigation aids – speed of ship.