A virtual public artwork by John Craig Freeman San José, CA, April 7th–8th, 2017
Produced for exhibition on behalf of ZERO1, in the Paseo de San Antonio Plaza in front of the Hammer Theatre Center in downtown San José, CA during the Paseo Public Prototyping Challenge, Paseo Portal, Securing the Virtual Border acts as an access point where the public can immerse themselves in virtual reality experiences documenting gentrification, the housing shortage, and working class flight in the Bay Area generally, and homelessness, displacement and migration globally.
Instructions: To view the augmented reality work on location in the Paseo de San Antonio Plaza in front of the Hammer Theatre Center in downtown San José, CA, with any late model iPhone, iPad or Android, Install the free Layar augmented reality browser app, http://layar.com and search Geo Layers for ‘Paseo Portal’ or scan this code.
The dispossessed are all around us. Now, with the use of Silicon Valley’s most cutting edge virtual and augmented technology, anyone can see this new reality.