DAY for NIGHT: The Augmented City Map
DAY for NIGHT: The Augmented City Map, naccarato, 2017

The AUGMENTED CITY is made up of multiple STORY MARKERS, which are also associated with the DAY for NIGHT narrative and located throughout the city of Grand Rapids.

Some of these markers are site-specific to the location, consisting of landmarks, architectural structures and designs such as the mural found across from Fed Galleries or the Blue Bridge. Others consist of non-site-specific elements such as street signs and can be triggered anywhere throughout the city.

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TV Bug
TV-Bug

‘The hive, then, extends itself as part of the environment through the social probing that individual bees enact where the intelligence of the interaction is not located in any one bee, or even a collective of bees as a stable unit, but in the “in-between” space of becoming: bees relating to the mattering milieu, which […]

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The Conversation (Part 01) Ritual Gestures
THE FRAME | RITUAL GESTURE # 01 | VIDEO STILL | THE CONVERSATION (PART 01) RITUAL GESTURES | 2013 | JOHN NACCARATO

The act of observing or interacting via technological devices generates repetitive gestures. We use these gestures to access our technological devices. Over time, these gestures become recognizable actions intertwined with our personal, social and cultural identity. They become part of our everyday rituals.

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