The Department of Digital + Media
Rhode Island School of Design

George Fifield (PT Faculty) curates “The Augmented Landscape” presented by Boston Cyberarts

May 27, 2017 - November 30, 2017

PT Faculty-Member George Fifield has curated The Augmented Landscape (presented by Boston Cyberarts), an outdoor exhibition at the National Park Service’s Salem Maritime National Historic Site, featuring eight Augmented Reality (AR) sculptures created by four internationally acclaimed artists-John Craig FreemanKristin LucasTamiko Thiel, and Will Pappenheimer. Located on the historic waterfront in Salem, Massachusetts, the free exhibition will be on view May 27 to November 30, 2017.

Inspired by Salem’s unique history and ecology, the eight artworks will delve into issues as diverse as East-West relations, New England’s maritime connections with Russia, Japan & China, American idealism, the discord between globalism and isolationism, piracy as warfare, as well as the effects of climate change, global warming and rising waters.