Alberta Old Buildings Art Exhibition - Calgary Lougheed House - Aeris Osborne
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Alberta Old Buildings With AR Experience

“Displaying 12 pieces of artwork with AR effect located at basement level Calgary Lougheed House Gallery “

Exhibition Date

Apr 5 to Jun 30, 2024

Address

Lougheed House National & Provincial Historic Site

707 13 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0K8

Time

Opening Event & Artist Talk

April 5 Fri, 2024 (evening)

Opening Hours:

Please check the Lougheed House Website

Art, Heritage & Technology

Alberta Old Buildings With AR Experience Art Exhibition

Discover Alberta Old Buildings paintings series with AR created by Edmonton visual artist Aeris Osborne. All 20 pieces of artwork combined Arts, heritage, and technology.

In fact, this series was created during Alberta Artist In Residence in March 2022. To begin with, promoting rich Alberta history and various historical architectural styles to the public. Meanwhile, increasing awareness of the value of preserving historical buildings to continue Alberta‘s legacy. But also strengthening the belongingness relationship between individuals and the province of Alberta. – Read Full Artist Statement

Therefore, famous buildings included Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Calgary Lougheed House, Edmonton’s Alberta Government House, Jasper Information Centre, Lake Agnes Tea Houses, other museums, a railway station other heritage sites.

In spring 2023, Aeris accommodated a technology Augmented Reality (AR) into her 20 pieces of artwork, ultimately unveiling her creative process video & research photos by simply scanning with the free downloadable app – Artivive.

Engaging to public

Artist Talk & Media Interview

Since early 2022, Aeris travelled over 3600km to research and meet up with the 10 Alberta Old Buildings’ owners, directors, curators, staff, and volunteers. Indeed, it allows her to better understand each building’s existing structure, history, and story to enrich the creation.

Alberta Old Buildings Sketches & Paintings

Supported By

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