Christian Lölkes, Urban ExplorAR, 2020-2021, Augmented-Reality-Webseite, © Christian Lölkes, 
Grafische Gestaltung: Felix Plachtzki, Marcel Strauß.
Christian Lölkes, Urban ExplorAR, 2020-2021, Augmented-Reality-Webseite, © Christian Lölkes, 
Grafische Gestaltung: Felix Plachtzki, Marcel Strauß.

UrbanExplorAR, 2020/2021

Using Christian Lölkes’ augmented reality website UrbanExplorAR you can explore the artworks in this year’s Seasons of Media Arts. Connected Future festival in two different modes of use: With location sharing plus augmented reality inserts, you can experience artworks located in your vicinity. In addition, you can call up information about the artists, the works, locations, and when the artworks are on show. The website utilizes a number of sensors that have been built into most smartphones for several years now. Lölkes has created an interactive and participatory tool that merges digital and physical urban space and invites to discover new facets of the city.

Period

17.09.2021 – 17.10.2021

Location

Online at seasons-of-media.arts

Artists

Christian Lölkes

Artist

Christian Lölkes (*1990) works at the ZKM’s Hertz Lab on art production and research. He was involved in the exhibition and educational experiment Open Codes at the ZKM as a science consultant, artist, and curator from 2017 to 2019. At Entropia – the Chaos Computer Club Karlsruhe – he hacks at the interfaces of code, society, and art. He studied electrical and information technology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Lölkes lives and works in Karlsruhe.

Partner

  • City of Karlsruhe, External relations and strategic marketing department
    Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of Karlsruhe, External relations and strategic marketing department
  • Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of Karlsruhe
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  • KME Karlsruhe Marketing and Event Ltd
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  • KTG Karlsruhe Tourism Ltd
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  • K³ Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaftsbüro Karlsruhe
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  • ZKM | Center for Art and Media
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