The Romanesque paintings in the church of Sant Climent (declared a world heritage site by UNESCO), one of the most important jewels of the Catalan Romanesque the have an innovative presentation trough a video mapping that recreates the original frescoes in the main apse and the presbytery of the central nave. The original painting dates from the 12th century and is currently kept in the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya , MNAC.
Since de 60s in the church they was a copy of the originals painted on plaster that was deterioraiting. After dismantling the old copy, a meticolous restoration process was carried out, revealing remains of the original painting that had been preserved in the deep layers of the walls of the apse.
The objectif of this mapping is to virtually and digitally restore the original paintings in their place of origin, the church of Sant Climent de Taüll, and also reproduce the complete pictorial set as it was in the year 1123. The audiovisual presentation helps de visitor to understand the pictorial technique of the Romanesque frescoes and the same time discover the different iconographic representations that make up this highly artistic and religious wall painting.
This projection can be seen every day of the year except January 1st and December 25th.