In 2018, when Damjan Pita and David Lobser created MoMAR, an unauthorized gallery concept and AR app. Through this platform, they have established the show “Hello, we’re from the Internet”, that digitally replaced paintings in the MoMA’s Jackson Pollok Gallery.
This app demonstrates the AR category of Deconstructing Spaces. In this category, AR is used to deconstruct the authority of specific places and bodies, and portray them as social and artificial constructs. As a result, this category exposes power structures and social hierarchies in a site-specific manner.
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Liron Efrat. REALational Perspectives: Expanding Beyond the Here-and-Now in Mobile Augmented Reality (AR) Art, Leonardo, Vol. 53.4 (2020), 374-379.