Where to? Steps Towards the Future of Walking Arts Symposium

21 03 2015

New post about forthcoming Walking symposium

Tracey M Benson

On 16 April, I will be tuning in via Skype to participate as a presenter in the Where to? Steps Towards the Future of Walking Arts Symposium hosted by Falmouth University in the UK.

My talk Where to: Finding Ghosts to Look both Ways will focus on the augmented reality walking projects and recent collaborative work with developer Aruna Sankaranarayanan to create an open source platform for AR walks.

Aura #1 Aspinwall House, © Tracey Benson 2014 Aura #1 Aspinwall House, © Tracey Benson 2014

Abstract
At the “Where to?” symposium I will present some documentation of my walking projects that have incorporated Augmented Reality technology to explore the city/site in different ways. So far a number of projects have been undertaken in collaboration with local historians, researchers and software developers. These walks have happened in a range of places – Dunedin, Auckland, Copenhagen, Kochi. The overarching title for these walking works is “Finding Ghosts” as I often…

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