Augmented Reality: The Newest Trend in the Art World

What is Augmented Reality ?

Augmented Reality is going to become something of the norm in the near future; it will be implemented into everyday technology and beyond . Basically the phrase itself means a reality that has been altered, or “augmented.” The augmentation can be achieved through applying software into smartphones and computers and the software will literally change the way one sees the world through these devices. The software will be able to detect and display information, text, and images that are layered directly onto our own reality, giving us a new sense of the world. Augmented reality is a new evolution in the technology world which adopts new ways of adding information and methods of discovery to our reality. Augmented reality can benefit areas like medicine, engineering, personal computing, games, leisure and art.

There is no limit to the possibilities available through the capability of changing the landscape and what information or images to show on top of it. This opens up a whole new world for artists, as it allows them to bring an entirely new dimension to their piece of art by which enables a viewer to dive into their work via augmented reality. This is something to keep in mind as this trend is about to explode on the international art scene.


One of our artists, Erin Ko creates artwork that is specifically catered towards the augmented reality experience. To find out what this is all about, download the Aesthetiscope App via this link (or the Apple App Store or Android App Store) then visit Erin Ko Studio’s website to view the artwork in a new dimension never seen before.

App Download: Aesthetiscope

Augmented Reality Artwork: Erin Ko Studios

To find out where to view this artwork, check out our upcoming art fairs for 2013 here. 

Published by: IRREVERSIBLE

IRREVERSIBLE is a multidisciplinary collective for emerging and established artists. IRREVERSIBLE makes buying and collecting art accessible and affordable. Many of our collaborations with artists, galleries and art fairs have succeeded outside of the traditional format, our projects are viewed as one of the most influential exhibitions platform of our era. We have become breeding grounds for cutting edge exhibitions. Our versatility provides a platform for emerging artists giving them the opportunity to showcase their talent, as well as offering more established artists the freedom to play and produce experimental exhibitions. NOOR BLAZEKOVIC Founder/ Publisher Chief Curator

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