CRITICAL THRESHOLD (Caps) is an interactive abstract Augmented Reality (AR) piece of artwork currently exhibited on the side of Ebor Studio building, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, as part of the Billboard Project which is sponsored by the Arts Council England. The […]
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Delve deeper into the history of Chinatown in this interactive work combining Augmented Reality technology, music and storytelling. Explore Donald Shek’s immersive augmented reality world on your phone as you walk the streets of modern-day Chinatown.
Exploring the work during my first Artist Residency at CFCCA in Manchester.
It works against a printed background!! So, how could I show existing sequences off-location? I made a low cost print of the background photo and viewed the sequence against it. It worked really well! So I decided to make […]
I wanted a demo piece that would work against a live background so arranged with the Dome for access to the Founder’s room in advance and took some photos. Initial ideas to do with the heritage of the Dome […]
The stories I tell about places come from those locations. I try to make the resonances of a place visible, and part of those resonances are to do with the people who frequent that location. I wanted to pilot ways […]
Robin’s Eye Robins see the Earth’s magnetic field in one eye. I like the idea of placing a dynamic robin’s eye view of the magnetosphere into one eye using the Quizzer, like a heads up compass. The visualisation above was […]
I was picked to demo at Caravan Marketplace at Brighton Festival, with a small grant for expenses. I decided to develop a way of showing existing sequences off -location, as well as making a short bespoke sequence for the room where […]
The invention works only when the viewer stands in a particular location. I wanted a way of showing it at the Fusebox so I made a sequence for the corridor outside the office. New England House, built in 1963, was […]
My lens-based artist practice had led me to discover a new way of merging video with reality. I wanted to find out what I could do with this this new invention and learn the digital skills I needed to make work with it.