WEST HOLLYWOOD—West Hollywood is presenting an augmented actuality (AR) set up by Eyejack on the painted mural You’re All Welcome Right here by artist Mike Stilkey at West Hollywood Metropolis Corridor, positioned at 8300 Santa Monica Boulevard, by way of April 2022.
In response to a press launch from town of West Hollywood, Augmented actuality (AR) is a know-how that superimposes a computer-generated picture over a real-world view utilizing a digicam on a smartphone. Three distinct AR animations designed by Eyejack in session with the muralist will come to life by way of smartphone digicam view various on which group of animals throughout the painted mural the lens is pointed towards by the viewer.
To expertise the AR set up, the viewer could scan a QR code utilizing a smartphone on the mural location or go to the web site at www.weho.org/neighborhood/arts-and-culture/visual-arts/art-on-the-outside/you-re-all-welcome-here-mike-stilkey to obtain the free Eyejack app. As soon as the app is open, viewers can maintain their smartphone digicam aimed on the paintings (for on-site in-person viewing) or a picture of the paintings posted on town’s web site to observe the paintings come to life.
The Eyejack augmented actuality software brings artwork to life with animation and sound; Eyejack specializes within the curation and distribution of augmented artwork equivalent to books, posters, event-based AR, avenue artwork, murals, and installations.
The mural ‘You’re All Welcome Right here by Mike Stilkey’ (2019) shows West Hollywood’s all-inclusive joie de vivre with distinctive animal characters that dance collectively exuberantly atop a rainbow crosswalk. Stilkey lives and works in Los Angeles. Anthropomorphism is a giant theme in his work, which has been exhibited all through the USA and internationally.
The augmented actuality set up by Eyejack and the You’re All Welcome Right here mural are Artwork on the Outdoors initiatives organized by West Hollywood’s Arts Division, a part of the Metropolis’s Financial Improvement Division. The Artwork on the Outdoors program installs rotating non permanent artworks on town’s medians and in parks. The AR set up is anticipated to be on show by way of April 2022.
West Hollywood’s Arts Division delivers a broad array of arts packages together with Artwork on the Outdoors (non permanent public artwork), Metropolis Poet Laureate, Drag Queen Story Hour, Free Theatre within the Parks, Grants, Vacation Programming, Human Rights Speaker Sequence, Library Reveals, Nationwide Poetry Month, One Metropolis One Satisfaction LGBTQ Arts Pageant, Summer time Sounds + Winter Sounds, City Artwork (everlasting public artwork), and WeHo Reads. For particulars about arts programming go to: www.weho.org/arts.
For details about the augmented actuality set up by Eyejack on the You’re All Welcome Right here mural by artist Mike Stilkey contact Rebecca Ehemann, West Hollywood Arts Supervisor, at [email protected] or at (323) 848-6846. For people who find themselves Deaf or arduous of listening to, name TTY (323) 848-6496.