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Wednesday, May 17 • 5:00pm - 10:00pm
"Boon" - Wearable Augmented Reality

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The "Boon" series is a participatory augmented reality (AR) artwork that generates a virtual "aura" around a person wearing a specially designed pin button. Three different versions of these button Boons were launched at the Moving Image Art Fair, February 27, 2017. These invisible body works offer contemporary Dada relief and protection against very bad psycho-political conditions staining our consciousness these days. While an individual button in a series cost only $5.00, it will generate the full artwork with an easily downloaded public application called Blippar. The work calls for the relationship between two participants, one to wear the button and one to view and capture it with a cell phone or tablet.

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Will Pappenheimer

Associate Chair & Professor, Artist, Pace University
Will Pappenheimer is a Brooklyn based artist working in new media, performance and installation with an interest in shifting spatial and object relations, often as a form of institutional or spatial intervention. His work often explores at the confluence or tension of virtual and... Read More →



Wednesday May 17, 2017 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Microsoft Reactor at Grand Central Tech Hub 335 Madison, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10017

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