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GPS-based, user-activated audio AR work

InvisibleMuseumsJeanetteAndrewsMCAChicag

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 

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(Original commissioning. 4 sites.

2020. English.)

Learn more on the MCA's website

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Manif d'Art Quebec City Biennial

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(7 sites. English & French. 2022.)

Learn more Manif's website

Participants' movements activate the app-based GPS-triggered audio to play, causing an invisible museum to come to life before them. This work takes the form of a fictitious audio museum guide for unseen architecture dedicated to invisible forces. Occurring in parks throughout Chicago, and subsequently Quebec City, participants discover two realms of the invisible: the architecture of an imaginary museum and the contents of the museum’s unseen “galleries,” each dedicated to a scientific and perceptual component of invisibility.

 

Invisible Museum of Air: Chicago – Washington Park. Quebec City – Les Jardins du Parliament. 
Invisible Museum of Gravity: Chicago – Lincoln Park. Quebec City – Terrasse Dufferin.

Invisible Museum of Reflections: Chicago – Douglass Park. Quebec City – Place d'Youville.

Invisible Museum of Sound Waves: Chicago – Winnemac Park. Quebec City – Passage Olympia, Parc Berthelot, Parvis de l'église de Saint-Jean-Baptiste.

Introduction of "Invisible Museums of the Unseen" the companion book. 

Near one of the parks?

Tap the site nearest you.
Just download Gesso, go the the park and the app will guide you...

I expressly agree and promise to accept and assume all of the risks existing in this work. I hereby voluntarily release, forever discharge, and agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Jeanette Andrews from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action, which are in any way connected with my participation in Invisible Museums of the Unseen.