From its origins in American history, “liberty” was only available to a certain demographic and came at great expense to others.
What happens when a visionary artist brings together these conflicting histories and complex realities with immersive design and technology?
Artist Nancy Baker Cahill asks: “In an age of pandemic, surveillance, injustice and disinformation, who is actually free? That’s the conversation we need to have.” We sat down with Nancy to discuss storytelling and American history using immersive technology.
Learn how a collective of artists leverage augmented reality “to make visible the injustices of the largest immigration detention system in the world.” Through the project entitled “In Plain Sight” these creators seek to share a sense of hope and solidarity with those detained in immigration camps.
TO OUR SUPPORTERS
Special thanks to musician Artofescapism (Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)) and O’Keefe Communications for the remote studio support.
“There is a special kind of magic that lives in creating shared moments in time.”
We came across this line in a recent Medium op-ed, and couldn’t resist reaching out to the author to learn more about his perspectives on experiencing stories with new technology.
Nick Rivero, co-founder of Meptik, shares his unique journey from classical music major to data visualization innovator. Fusing skills in design and technology, his company is pioneering creative modes of storytelling that are possible in today’s new paradigm.