Formentera Project is focus in to find, research, protect and share the underwater cultural heritage under the sea of Formentera.
Scientific Target: We are developing an inventory of underwater archaeological sites and remains (shipwreck, ancient ports and anchorage) to give to the administration an appropriate management tool to protect this Underwater Cultural Heritage in continuous danger of destruction by fishery activities or looting that is still being a problem nowadays since the 50’s.
However we have also a Social target. Share all the knowledge produced by the research making a documentary to allow us to show how is the daily research job using this to explain also the unknown history that Formentera have from it sea.
Who we are
The Instituto Balear de Estudios en Arqueologica Maritima (IBEAM) is an non profit organisation, created by professionals of maritime archaeologist working together to Maritime Cultural Heritage never be forgotten.
Every year hundreds of underwater archaeological sites are potentially damaged due to they are known or because they are tempted by fishery activities or looting.
IBEAM wants to change this situation, and to do this we need your help.
Enrique Aragón Núñez Maritime archaeologist
Sebastià Munar Llabrés Maritime archaeologist
Jaime Ros Matheu Marine Biologist
Javier Rodríguez Pandozi Maritime archaeologist
Supporting this project you going to help us to create a public engagement on the historical value of the Maritime Cultura Heritage, thanks to the documentary we would like to create you give us the possibility to show our daily research job around Formentera Project showing what kind or risk exist in front a fragile underwater cultural heritage from long time ago, we going to show you the Formentera island History from the sea!
Your name will be posted as supporter of Formentera Project in the documentary
Online documentary watching We send you an email with a link protected with password to watch the documentary online in full HD (1080p)
Documentary t-shirt we send you the official t-shirt of the project.
- Customised USB. We send you an USB with IBEAM logo with the documentary in full HD (1080p) and digital book.
Online course of Underwater Archaeology best practices where you can learn how to protect this Underwater Cultural Heritage, How to communicate findings or how to support relevant information to the appropriate administration to preserve it.
Formentera Experience. We invite you with an accompaniment to enjoy with us during a day having a tour in our ship. From the main harbour we will visit around the island showing the most relevant historical places from the sea, IBEAM members will be your guide having a traditional meal on board enjoying also one of the most impressive sunset from this beautiful island.
Where is your money invested
The main amount of money will be used to support the documentary framework. (accommodation, food and move to the island to record),Filming Process and Editing Process.
28th October to 11th November 2015 research fieldwork Formentera Project
28th October to 30th May 2016 Documentary filming
1st June to 30 July 2016 Editing Process.