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HERE AR

We are currently developing an augmented reality app to create a digital portrait of St. Helens. Participants are working with artists and performers to explore issues around the history, geography, and diversity of the town.

This new AR App will offer a creative overlay to a variety of outdoor spaces in St Helens. That will enable audiences of all ages to experience multimedia artwork outside the confines of galleries or performance spaces.

 

FEATURES

  • Content created by participants
  • AR app guides visitors around the town to reveal new features
  • AR app launche planned for late 2021

 

 

Background

Breaking down the walls of art galleries. Letting communities and visitors explore St Helens like never before.

 

Description

  • Creative response by locals to their town
  • Showcasing creative response
  • Using augmented reality (AR) to share the work more widely.
  • Culminates in outdoor AR exhibition

 

Featured Artists:

Claire Weetman – Visual Art

Henry Iddon – Photography

Kate Hodgson – Visual Art

Capoeira for All – Dance, Music

Grace Smith – Dance and Music

Altru Drama CIC – Drama

David Bixter – Visual Art

Mako Create – Creative Digital Tech and Art

Cara Looij – Puppetry

Emmer Winder – Visual Art

Commissioned by

Cultured (St Helens Cultural Education Partnership) supported by Arts Council England National Lottery Projects Grants.