Discover digital works from celebrated artists like Patricia Piccinini and KAWS at a new and free augmented reality experience. AR. Trail is a collaboration between Fed Square, Koorie Heritage Trust, ACMI and NGV, and is the largest free augmented reality art trail in the city. Explore world-class artworks for yourself, from August 22 to September 30.
Art and technology have combined to create this interactive experience. There’s 22 digital works to discover, with new commissions from Australian artists Reko Rennie, Ron Mueck and Patricia Piccinini. There’s also a line-up of international creations, from KAWS, Olafur Eliasson, Cao Fei, Koo Jeong A, Nina Chanel Abney and David Shrigley. Discover a whole range of virtual pieces, from small sculptures to architectural-sized moving images.
This immersive experience was developed in partnership with London-based digital art organisation, Acute Art. They’ve delivered other incredible augmented reality exhibitions around the world, including Singapore, New York, London and Tokyo. And now, they’ve launched AR. Trail for the first time in Australia.
The trail will run throughout the Melbourne Arts Precinct. There’s sites located in Fed Square, ACMI, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Koorie Heritage Trust and NGV International.
To see it, all you have to do is download the free Acute Art app from the Apple Store or Google Play.