Tag Archives: Augmented Media

The Auras: Walking Backwards into the Future

Augmented Reality component for new project in Amager, Copenhagen

Tracey M Benson

Walking Backwards into the Future
Augmented Reality in Copenhagen, by Tracey Benson

This article documents the waypoints of the tour of Dragør titled Walking Backwards into the Future being presented as part of Cultura21 Eco Island, Dragør, Denmark. The Walking Backwards into the Future: Cultura21 Eco Island, Dragør, Denmark proposal details the project goals and the context.

You don’t have to be in Dragør to experience this work. You can also use the app with the landmark building images in this blog post.

There will also be a printable version of the map for Walking Backwards into the Future.

Please note that this article and map is a work in progress!

Technical specifications

Walking Backwards into the Future uses augmented reality, and to view it you must have an internet enabled mobile device running iOS
or Android (tablet or smartphone). You must also have the “Aurasma” app installed.

To…

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Cultura21 Eco Island, Dragør, Denmark

New AR work in development, which explores Dragør, Amager in Copenhagen.

Tracey M Benson

Walking Backwards into the Future
Augmented Reality in Copenhagen, by Tracey Benson

Proposal for Mapping Amager and Sharing Copenhagen: AR guided tour and presentation

Walking backwards to find the future combines a guided walk around the island of Amager with the use of augmented reality. This work has been created by Australian based media artist Tracey Benson to explore the transect sites of Dragør, Amager as a potential tourist. This work seeks to build knowledge of the location from afar – past journeys and memories, present events, spaces, places and histories. The work would be ready for use by participants at the Dragør/Tårnby transect and formally presented at the Eco Creative Camp by the artist.

Tracey has developed a number of augmented reality works which focus on walking and local discovery, with the most recent project Finding the Ghosts of K Road being presented as part of ADA Mesh Cities…

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The Tour: Finding the Ghosts of K Road

About Tracey’s latest Augmented Reality project being presented in Auckland next week

Tracey M Benson

This article documents the waypoints of the tour of Karangahape Road titled Finding the Ghosts of K Road being presented as part of the ADA Mesh Cities Symposium in Auckland in September 2014.

You don’t have to be in Auckland to experience this work. You can also use the app with the landmark building images in this blog post.

*Note: This work is still in progress – any feedback would be welcomed.

Technical specifications

Finding the Ghosts of K Road uses augmented reality, and to view it you must have an internet enabled mobile device running iOS
or Android (tablet or smartphone). You must also have the “Aurasma” app installed.
To install Aurasma:


  • Search for and download the “Aurasma” app in Google Play or the Apple App Store.
  • 
Launch the app, click on the “A” symbol at the bottom of the screen, then click on the
magnifying glass icon.
  • In the search…

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