Visit to Lakeside Arts

Today I visited our Uncovering the Invisible exhibition on display at the Wallner Gallery in Lakeside Arts, Nottingham and attended the artcodes workshop led by Horizon Hub where we learned to create and power up our own artcodes. It was a great experience to see how this technology works and listen to visitors comments and suggestions regarding the content of the show in combination with such codes. Finally after a three year wait we did it! Pablo and I would like to extend a big thank you to The University of Nottingham, Professor Catherine Davies who was key in making this happen alongside the invaluable support and input from Laura Carletti and her colleagues at Horizon Hub, Boriana Koleva and Susan Ali.

The exhibition is open to the public until 11th September 2016 and is free for all.


Call for Participants - Uncovering the Invisible Exhibition

The exhibition Uncovering the Invisible: Portraits of Latin Americans in the UK is offering a free workshop on artcodes - the accompanying technology for the show especially designed by researchers at Horizon Hub - where you will be able to listen to the voices of the people portrayed whilst having the opportunity to draw your own patterns and link them to a recording of your own story or reaction to the exhibition. 

Artcodes is an image recognition technology that allows you to create beautiful machine readable markers. By pointing a smart phone or tablet at an image the viewer can unlock hidden digital content. 

For more information please click here

Horizon Hub (University of Nottingham) has been collaborating with Uncovering the Invisible since the project was first exhibited in Manchester in 2014 and later that year at London City Hall, implementig innovative technologies such as Near Field Communication and more recently Artcodes, enhancing the viewer’s experience whilst allowing them to interact with the showcased artwork.

Visit the Artcodes website here



Confirmed! Uncovering the Invisible Exhibition at Lakeside Arts

We are pleased to be exhibiting Uncovering the Invisible at Lakeside Arts (Nottingham) this summer. The exhibition will be held at the Wallner Gallery and will be open to the public from 30th July to 11th September 2016.

Fernando from Paraguay, 2012 - 2013

Carmen from Nicaragua, 2012 - 2013

Nelly from Colombia, 2012 - 2013

Coinciding with the Summer Olympics in Rio, Uncovering the Invisible is a photographic collaboration between British-Mexican photographers Pablo and Roxana Allison focusing on the diversity of backgrounds and life-stories of Latin-American people living in the UK. The exhibition has been funded by the University of Nottingham and the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute (University of Nottingham). It incorporates state-of-the-art digital technology developed at Horizon and brought to us by Dr. Laura Carletti, so that visitors may hear the voices of the Latin-American men, women and children who feature in the photographs.

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