The Evolving Role of AR in Art:  Workshop with Alex Mayhew

The Evolving Role of AR in Art: Workshop with Alex Mayhew

Overview of how Augmented Reality is transforming the art world.

Introduction to AR as not just a tool, but a medium for creative expression.

Part 1: Uncovering 'Meaningful' AR

  • Case Studies in AR Art
  • Presenting various inspiring examples of AR in art.
  • Discussion on how AR can enrich and amplify artistic experiences.

Part 2: AR Fundamentals and Platform Insights

  • Essentials of AR Creation
  • Comprehensive overview of techniques for crafting AR experiences.
  • Analyzing the pros and cons of different AR platforms and technologies.

Workshop Segment 1: Hands-On Creativity

  • Developing an AR Concept
  • Guided ideation session for participants to conceptualize their own AR projects.
  • Emphasizing the creative potential and innovative aspects of AR technology.
  • Creating an AR Prototype
  • Practical session where participants create a basic AR prototype.
  • Guidance and assistance provided throughout the prototype development process.

Workshop Segment 2: Share and Grow

  • Collaborative Feedback and Insight
  • Opportunity for participants to showcase their AR creations.
  • Group discussion and feedback session to refine and enhance AR projects.


  • Looking Towards the Future
  • Final thoughts on the limitless possibilities of AR in art.
  • Encouragement to continue exploring and innovating at the intersection of art and technology.

End Note: This talk and workshop aim to provide an immersive and comprehensive exploration of Augmented Reality as a groundbreaking medium in art. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical application, participants are encouraged to redefine their artistic boundaries and embrace the future of creative expression through AR.

Artist Statement on Workshop:

In the ever-evolving landscape of art and technology, Augmented Reality (AR) stands out as a dynamic canvas for artists to weave captivating narratives and engage audiences in unprecedented ways. It's not just a tool; it's a creative medium in its own right, replete with unique paradigms that promise a thrilling evolution of artistic practice and creative exploration. Workshop Description: Join us on a journey through the limitless possibilities of Augmented Reality in art. In this workshop, we will: 1. Uncover 'Meaningful' AR: Discover inspiring case studies that harness the power of AR to enrich artistic experiences, amplifying the potential of these distinct paradigms and providing a foundation for your own creative explorations. 2. AR Fundamentals and Platform Insights: Gain a comprehensive overview of the essential techniques required for creating compelling AR experiences. Additionally, understand the pros and cons of various AR platforms and technologies, enabling you to make informed choices tailored to your artistic vision. 3. Hands-On Creativity: Experience the thrill of ideation as you develop your own AR concept, keeping in mind the potential of these groundbreaking technologies. Then, roll up your sleeves and bring your vision to life as you create an AR prototype. 4. Share and Grow: Collaborate and share your AR creation with fellow participants, receiving valuable feedback and insights to refine your artistic journey. Join us as we embark on an immersive exploration of Augmented Reality, where creativity knows no bounds and the future of art takes on a whole new dimension. Prepare to be inspired, innovate, and redefine your artistic horizons. See you at the intersection of art and technology!

28 November 2023, 06:00 PM

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

About The Speakers

Alex Mayhew

Alex Mayhew

Alex Mayhew


Carlita Cash

Carlita Cash

Founder, Afri+Tech

Carlita Cash is a digital entrepreneur in network marketing and digital-currency.

Vandana Taxali

Vandana Taxali

Founder, Artcryption


Main Sponsor

Canada Council for the Arts

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts

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Artcryption helps creative monetize and safeguard their assets while protecting their IP.

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Cultural Policy Hub, OCADU

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Fineline is an artist collective, marketplace and more.

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Art Identification Standard

Art Identification Standard is a non-profit developing a universal standard or unique identifier for artworks leveraging blockchain technology.

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Nexus Nodes

Empowering the Web3 Ecosystem with Legal Knowledge

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