Art upon Art: The Spatial Augmented Reality as New Value for Contemporary Art and Educational Tool for Art History

  • Donato ManielloEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 919)


Contemporary Art is not always well acknowledged even when work of successful talents. Forgotten, if not abandoned by its own community, it is often not recognised as Art by the potential users, as the Italian educational system does not always provide the right tools for its understanding. This paper focuses on two case studies which final aim is to increase the value of Contemporary Art and its educational foundations using the Spatial Augmented Reality (SAR), well known as video mapping, a performative action that allows to “augmenting” the existing contents. Today this artistic form is undergoing a split: on the one hand a growing graphic data processing are turning into independent performance whose immersiveness recalls that of gaming, on the other its use as a means of enhancement and education for Art, including the contemporary one, without taking anything away from the artistic performance. Here we want to show two preparatory performances made recently by the Studio Glowarp that follows the second mentioned front.


Spatial Augmented Reality Video mapping Contemporary art Valorization Edutainment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Studio Glowarp, Expert in Spatial Augmented Reality for Cultural HeritageCanosa di PugliaItaly

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