In ReBlink, artist Alex Mayhew transformed ten iconic pieces from the AGO's permanent collection to bring them into our contemporary digital age. Visitors can interact with Mayhew's digital art when standing in front of the original pieces at the museum gallery space.
This app demonstrates the AR category of Display Objects.
In this category, digital content is combined with material objects to function as a compositional display object. The combination of the physical and digital artifacts in this category usually results in an object that functions in a similar way to material exhibition objects. Read more:
Foster, Ingrid. "Tangible Objects Versus Digital Interfaces Opportunities to Harness the Potential of Augmented Reality to Interact with Photographic Collections in Museums and Archives." Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals 14, no. 2 (2018): 227-42.
Ricci, Talia. "Ago's Reblink Exhibit Combines Augmented Reality and Classic Paintings." CBC News, January 5, 2018.