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About the virtual exhibition

Virtual exhibition Faust Vrančić was created at the National and University Library in Zagreb on the occasion of celebrating the 400th anniversary of the death of Faust Vrančić. The exhibition accompanies the physical exhibition entitled Renaissance Faustus Verantius and the exhibition entitled Machinae novae by Faust Vrančić, which was held in NSK in 2015 on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the publication of Vrančić’s work New Machines (1615/1616).

The Virtual Exhibition was created in 2017 in collaboration with the Department of Public Relations, the Department of Information Technology and the Croatian Institute for Librarianship of the National and University Library in Zagreb, coordinated by of Sofija Klarin Zadravec, PhD.

The exhibition used the Library’s material from the Collection of Manuscripts and Old Books, Collection of Maps and Atlases as well as Graphic Collection, texts prepared for physical exhibitions and other available sources.

Concept and design of virtual exhibition: Nela Marasović
Texts: Marijana Borić, PhD, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Nela Marasović and the Editorial board of the virtual exhibition Faust Vrančić
Editorial board: Sofija Klarin Zadravec, PhD, Karolina Holub, Renata Petrušić, Branimir Matijačić and Maja Preselac
Associate: Lucija Martinić
Digitization of materials: Darko Čižmek, Sonja Hrelja, Sanja Vešligaj
Copy editing: Darko Balen, Vesna Balta, Darko Čižmek
Program solution: Filip Lončar, Branimir Matijačić
Creation of Machinae novae puzzle and gallery: Branimir Matijačić
Photographs of The Faust Vrančić Memorial Center: Danijela Getliher, M. A.