Chris O'Shea

Constable ,
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Two installations help visitors interpret John Constable's work at Tate Britain, through active participation and observation. Created at AllofUs.
  • aesthetics
    • illusionary
    • installation-based
  • genres
    • installations
      • interactive installations
      • virtual reality (VR)
  • subjects
    • Technology and Innovation
      • ambient intelligence
Technology & Material
Installation Requirements / Space
This installation offers visitors an insight into the artist's thinking behind the painting 'A view on the Stour near Deadham' in a fun and engaging process. By walking in front of the projected painting, the visitor casts a virtual shadow over the image, revealing an x-ray of the painting underneath. By comparing the finished painting and the x-ray, the visitor can see alterations in the work that Constable had made during its development. The project uses video camera tracking to create the x-ray shadow, slowly fading between the images allowing the visitor to notice subtle differences between the two.
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