International collaboration brings artwork to life with augmented reality

The shARed spaces team at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) help make artwork leap off the page–literally. Earlier this year, a classroom of Grade 8 students in Germany took their artwork to the streets on picket signs with the project, AR!!Action. The students walked around, allowing the public the opportunity to see artwork come to life through augmented reality (AR). This experience was possible due to shARed spaces team, located thousands of kilometres and several time zones away at USask. Kristen McEwen interviewed the shARed spaces team for her article about this exciting collaboration