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'Project code-named Humpty'

Kate Johnson, an art and archaeological science collaboration

Project Code-named Humpty (P c-n H)

A major collaborative piece of narrative art performance, which harnesses the latest 3D imaging and visualisation approaches to inform manual reconstruction of a monumental sculpture of a human figure almost ten feet tall – created in clay, cast in specially engineered mortar, and deliberately fragmented from a height.


AHRC Follow-on funding Highlight Digital Transformations – linked to the Fragmented Heritage project; Conceived and led by painter/ sculptor Kate Johnson, with Dr Adrian Evans, Dr Leon Black (Leeds), Dr Andrew Wilson.

A close-up shot of a statue's face