Murals and music mix with an augmented actuality app to create a one-of-a-kind artwork expertise in Inglewood.
The newly-launched Northern Reflections runs till February 28.
The displays are seen from the outside and obtainable to the general public with the obtain of a free smartphone app.
Groups made up of painters, animators, and musicians have commandeered the home windows of 11 companies in Calgary’s oldest neighbourhood to create an augmented artwork tour.
For these not conversant in augmented actuality (AR), it’s a expertise that creates a digital enhancement to what’s already there by superimposing a digital picture onto the consumer’s view of the bodily world.
Customers can obtain the Augle app on their smartphones after which hit the streets of Inglewood to discover this interactive expertise.
Merely activate the AR digital camera throughout the app, level your gadget on the art work, and see augmented actuality in motion.
The distinctive murals on this self-guided artwork tour have been matched with tunes produced by each native and worldwide musicians to create a enjoyable mash up of artwork, music, and native companies.
Artwork installations are in enterprise home windows operating alongside ninth Avenue, between tenth Road and thirteenth Road SE.
The exhibition is a partnership between the Inglewood BIA and MAUD Collective, who, alongside a panel of judges, decided the artists that created the augmented actuality murals round Inglewood.
Inglewood’s Northern Reflections is part of Chinook Blast, Calgary’s latest mid-winter artwork roundup that celebrates the season and exhibits the world that we’re not afraid of slightly chilly!
When: January 21 – February 28
The place: In Inglewood enterprise home windows, operating alongside ninth Avenue between tenth Road and thirteenth Road SE