Hello and welcome to our GoFundMe page!
Who We Are:
We are Looty, a passionate team dedicated to the digital repatriation of stolen artwork. Our mission is to return culturally significant artifacts to their rightful homes, using cutting-edge technology to bridge the gap between history and the present.
For centuries, countless artifacts have been taken from their countries of origin, residing in foreign museums and private collections. These pieces are not just art; they represent the soul and heritage of communities. Our goal is to digitally repatriate these artifacts, allowing them to be accessed and appreciated by their rightful owners and the world.
What We've Achieved:
We've already made significant strides in our mission. Our recent project, "Return Rashid," involved digitally repatriating the Rosetta Stone to Rashid, Egypt, using LiDAR technology and Geo-location based AR. This was a monumental step in demonstrating how technology can aid in cultural restitution.
Why We Need Your Help:
To continue our mission, we need your support. Your donations will help us:
Acquire Advanced Technology: Funds will go towards purchasing equipment like LiDAR scanners and developing AR applications to create digital replicas of artifacts.
Research and Development: We aim to expand our projects to include more artifacts and develop more efficient methods for digital repatriation.
Educational Outreach: Part of our mission is to educate the public about the importance of cultural heritage and the role technology can play in preserving it.
Collaborations and Partnerships: We plan to collaborate with historians, archaeologists, and tech experts to ensure the accuracy and integrity of our work.
Every Contribution Counts:
No donation is too small. Your support means the world to us and to the communities longing to reconnect with their heritage. By contributing, you become a part of this vital movement to right historical wrongs and celebrate our global cultural diversity.
Share Our Story:
Even if you can't contribute financially, sharing our story on social media, with friends and family, or within your community can make a huge difference.
Thank you for taking the time to read about our mission. Together, we can bring art back home, where it belongs.
The Looty Team