As a part of a Snapchat project titled Art All Around You
, the tech company and social media platform partnered with artist Jeff Koons to digitalize and geo-locate 6 of his sculptures in high traffic locations around the globe. The digital sculptures are available to Snapchat users on site.
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:
Cascone, Sarah. "Snapchat Unites with Jeff Koons for a Globe-Spanning Augmented Reality Sculpture Project." Artnet News, Oct 3, 2017.