ARART is an application that breathes life into objects.
ARART presents a new platform of expression connecting artistic creation with reality.
ARART lets a new story unfold, as if time trapped inside the painting had been stirred alive. ARART offers a glimpse into the hidden story veiled behind the painting.
Inside an illustrated novel
Everybody is familiar with the beautifully illustrated “Alice in Wonderland”. When reading this novel with ARART, the beloved characters will come to life and move about spiritedly.
By participating to ARART Workshop, anyone can become a ARART creator and make changes, give movements to various objects around us.
Masayuki Akamatsu +ARART
The new work by Akamatsu Masayuki, world famous media artist, “Uroboros Torch”, is an ARART collaboration. When the camera is overlaid on the wall panel, ARART will play music and video according to what it sees. Depending on which part ARART sees, the art will change and a new story will be told.
Yutaka Kitamura +ARART
Yutaka Kitamura’s “Flowering” is an artwork that features blooming flowers recorded in high speed. In “Bloom Color” the paintings display flower buds and when the camera is overlaid onto the paintings, ARART will show clips of the buds blooming into flowers.
ATTIC Sapporo 2012
ARART opened an exhibition in Sapporo’s “ATTIC” space where audiences were able to experience ARART firsthand. Various mediums of expression, such as paintings, illustrated novels, CDs, LPs, were transformed into new reality. ARART presents a new paradigm of artistic expression and a new possibility of information exhibition.
Kei Shiratori, Takeshi Mukai
Software Development and Graphic Design:
Software Development Support:
Junpei Wada, Masayuki Akamatsu
Motion Graphics Support:
Yutaka Kitamura, Inhye Kim, Kaori Yamakawa