Visitors to two Chinatown parks in New York can scan colorful banners that turn into lively animations about Chinese heritage and immigrant narratives.
Fragmented Identity Through the Eyes of Chun Hua Catherine Dong
Cleavage at Arcade Project Curatorial, the artist’s first solo show in NYC, pondered how one can hold an identity alongside a shifting sense of home.
An AR App Wants to Correct the Scarcity of Monuments to Historical Leaders of Color
Movers and Shakers’ new app allows you to insert monumental figures of under-recognized icons like Shirley Chisholm and Toussaint Louverture into public spaces.
Roam the Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum via Augmented Reality
The museum collaborated with Verizon to launch the Met Unframed, which allows you to navigate through a dozen digitally rendered galleries and view nearly 50 works from the Met’s collection.
Explore the Interior of a Rembrandt Masterpiece
A newly released app called Rembrandt Reality allows the user to enter and wander through the Rembrandt painting “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp.”
An AR Installation Submerges the Whitney Museum in a Coral Reef of Plastic Debris
Tamiko Thiel’s “Unexpected Growth” is an augmented reality installation on the future of oceans and climate change.
Dance with Digital Flamingos to Raise Awareness of Habitat Loss
Flarmingos is an ongoing augmented reality project, on Governors Island in New York, in which artist Kristin Lucas asks people to join digital flamingos in a dance of ecological awareness.
The Gamification of Intimacy Through Dating Sims
Digital technologies for games are developing at an unprecedented pace, compelling us ask how they are potentially shifting society’s relationship to intimacy and social interaction.
An Augmented Reality Coral Reef Thrives or Dies by Your Tweets
The White Noise augmented reality installation visualizes the online conversations we have around consumption and conservation.
Using Holograms to Bring the Syrian Conflict Into Daily Life
Artist Asad J. Malik’s project uses augmented reality to bring the Syrian conflict into everyday living spaces.
Artist Vandalizes Virtual Koons Sculpture, Questioning Silicon Valley’s Fake Public Space
Is it truly public space if there’s no opportunity to really disrupt things? Artist Sebastian Errazuriz doesn’t seem to think so.
The Augmented Banality of Jeff Koons Sculptures in Snapchat
The new “Jeff Koons Lens” allows Snapchat users to find augmented reality versions of Koons’s shiny sculptures in parks around the world.