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Monday, May 29 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Eastland Disaster: an Augmented Reality Tour LIMITED

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John Russick and Alan Rhodes of the Chicago History Museum provide a tour of the site of the Eastland Disaster in downtown Chicago. This Augmented Reality (AR) mobile app creatively interprets images from the Chicago History Museum's massive photo archive and brings them back to the site where they were originally recorded. The app, called Chicago 00, is a new kind of experience with historical imagery. The AR technology and the user experience provide an opportunity to talk about digital preservation, mobile interpretation, and the future of historical collections.

Cost: $25

Speaker(s)
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Geoffrey Alan Rhodes

Full-Time Faculty, Department of Visual Communication Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Geoffrey Alan Rhodes is a writer, artist, and film maker. He works across disciplines to create, for viewers and users, experiences which challenge the borders between the real and the virtual, the cinematic and the actual, fine art and popular experience. His work is a convolvem... Read More →
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John Russick​

Vice President for Interpretation and Education, Chicago History Museum
John Russick​ is the vice president for interpretation and education at the Chicago History Museum. Since 1998, he has led the development of a host of exhibitions and digital experiences for the Museum. Prior to that, he held positions at Chicago’s Field Museum and the Nationa... Read More →



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