Artist Nancy Baker Cahill: Augmented Reality, Activism, and Public Art | DesignPhiladelphia

Artist Nancy Baker Cahill: Augmented Reality, Activism, and Public Art

Artist Nancy Baker Cahill: Augmented Reality, Activism, and Public Art

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Virtual Event on Big Marker



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Nancy Baker Cahill's "Liberty Bell" is an augmented reality project on view in 6 U.S. cities. Experience in Philadelphia at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway using the free "4th Wall" app. The artwork was commissioned by Art Production Fund (APF) in partnership with 7G Foundation and the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, and the Association for Public Art (aPA) is the host partner for the Philadelphia iteration of the project. Photo by BFA, courtesy APF.



The Association for Public Art and Art Production Fund present a virtual talk with Nancy Baker Cahill, a multidisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles whose work lies at the intersection of fine art, new media and activism. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of 4th Wall, a free augmented reality (AR) public art platform exploring resistance and inclusive creative expression. Baker Cahill will discuss her body of work and her current Liberty Bell AR public art project, now on view in Philadelphia and five other U.S. cities. A recent TEDx speaker, she was named by the LA Times as one of the ARTS Faces of the Year in 2019, and was the subject of a 2019 Bloomberg Media Art + Technology short documentary.