Hidden Florence is an AR app meant to help contemporary visitors to experience Renaissance Florence. Through the app, visitors walk in the historical and contemporary city simultaneously, discovering the stories behind famous sites.
This app demonstrates the AR category of Historical Annotation
. In this category, mainstream narratives and histories reflecting actual events of the past are activated and validated through superimposing digitized archival materials onto physical space. Read more:
Fabrizio Nevola and David Rosenthal, ‘Locating experience in the Renaissance city using mobile app technologies: the ‘Hidden Florence’ project,’ in Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence: Historical GIS and the Early Modern City, eds. Nicholas Terpstra and Colin Rose, London: Routledge 2016, 187-209.
"Hidden Florence." https://hiddenflorence.org/