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AR.Trail

Arts + Culture
Tech + Digital
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Arts + Culture
Tech + Digital

Dates

22 August 2022 - 2 October 2022
Daily
24 Hours

Experience invisible artworks with Melbourne’s largest, free augmented reality art trail, AR.Trail. Running from 22 Aug – 30 Sept, 22 digital artworks from the minds of KAWS, Patricia Piccinini, Reko Rennie and Ron Mueck and more will be discoverable in the Melbourne Arts Precinct.

To view the pieces, you’ll need to download the Acute Art app and follow the instructions along the trail. With sites located at Fed Square, ACMI, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Koorie Heritage Trust and NGV International, it’s an exhibition not to be missed.

Don’t forget to share your pictures with us for your chance to win a fantastic prize pack, worth $230!

AR.Trail Locations

Zoom in on Fed Square or NGV International, and more location markers will appear.

Credit list for each artwork

  1. Nina Chanel Abney – Imaginary Friend – Nina Chanel Abney, Imaginary Friend, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of Nina Chanel Abney and Acute Art.
  2. Alicja Kwade – All At Any Time (AR)– Alicja Kwade, All At Any Time (AR), from the AR-BEIT series, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of Alicja Kwade and Acute Art.
  3. KAWS – WATCHING – KAWS, WATCHING, 2022, augmented reality. Courtesy of KAWS and Acute Art.
  4. Tomás Saraceno – Maratus speciosus – Tomás Saraceno, Maratus speciosus, from the Webs of Life series, 2021, augmented reality. Courtesy of Tomás Saraceno and Acute Art.
  5. Reko Rennie – OA Warrior I (pink) – Reko Rennie, OA Warrior I (pink), 2022, augmented reality. Courtesy of Reko Rennie, Acute Art, Fed Square, NGV, ACMI & Koorie Heritage Trust supported by Creative Victoria.
  6. Patricia Piccinini – Shoeform (Sprouting) – Patricia Piccinini, Shoeform (Sprouting), 2022, augmented reality. Courtesy of Patricia Piccinini, Acute Art, Fed Square, NGV, ACMI & Koorie Heritage Trust supported by Creative Victoria.
  7. Koo Jeong A – density – Koo Jeong A, density, from the Prerequisites 7 series, 2019, augmented reality. Courtesy of Koo Jeong A and Acute Art.
  8. Precious Okoyomon – Ultra Light Beams of Love – Precious Okoyomon, Ultra Light Beams of Love, 2021, augmented reality. Courtesy of Precious Okoyomon and Acute Art.
  9. Olafur Eliasson – Solar Friend and Rare Puffin – Olafur Eliasson, Solar Friend and Rare Puffin, from the WUNDERKAMMER series, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of Olafur Eliasson and Acute Art.
  10. Julie Curtiss – Lune – Julie Curtiss, Lune, 2021, augmented reality. Courtesy of Julie Curtis and Acute Art.
    Olafur Eliasson – Uncertain Cloud – Olafur Eliasson, Uncertain Cloud, from the WUNDERKAMMER series, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of Olafur Eliasson and Acute Art.
  11. Cao Fei – The Eternal Wave AR: Li Nova – Cao Fei, The Eternal Wave AR: Li Nova, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of Cao Fei and Acute Art.
  12. Olafur Eliasson – Caring Northern Light – Olafur Eliasson, Caring Northern Light, from the WUNDERKAMMER series, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of Olafur Eliasson and Acute Art.
  13. Cao Fei – RMB City– Cao Fei, RMB City, 2021, augmented reality. Courtesy of Cao Fei and Acute Art.
  14. Cao Fei – The Eternal Wave AR: Farewell – Cao Fei, The Eternal Wave AR: Farewell, 2021, augmented reality. Courtesy of Cao Fei and Acute Art.
  15. Bjarne Melgaard – Octo With Ostrich Egg – Bjarne Melgaard, Octo With Ostrich Egg, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of Bjarne Melgaard and Acute Art.
  16. Ron Mueck – Head Space – Ron Mueck, Head Space, 2022, augmented reality. Courtesy of Ron Mueck, Acute Art, Fed Square, NGV, ACMI & Koorie Heritage Trust supported by Creative Victoria.
  17. Olafur Eliasson – Lucky Stone – Olafur Eliasson, Lucky Stone, from the WUNDERKAMMER series, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of Olafur Eliasson and Acute Art.
  18. Alicja Kwade – Marsmelone (AR) – Alicja Kwade, Marsmelone (AR), from the AR-BEIT series, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of Alicja Kwade and Acute Art.
  19. David Shrigley – Worm – David Shrigley, Worm, 2021, augmented reality. Courtesy of David Shrigley, Ruinart and Acute Art.
  20. KAWS – COMPANION 2020 – KAWS, COMPANION 2020, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of KAWS and Acute Art.
  21. Marco Brambilla – The Four Temperaments AR – Marco Brambilla, The Four Temperaments AR, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy of Marco Brambilla and Acute Art.
  22. Tomás Saraceno – Bagheera kiplingi* – Tomás Saraceno, Bagheera kiplingi*, from the Webs of Life series, 2021, augmented reality. Courtesy of Tomás Saraceno and Acute Art.

Supported by:

AR.Trail has been supported through the Melbourne City Revitalisation Fund, a partnership between the Victorian Government and the City of Melbourne.

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