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Interactive Venice:
Using Art and Games to Bring Awareness to Venetian Social Concerns

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This project explores three approaches to raising awareness about the social concerns in Venice through fun and interactivity. The first approach, entitled "Interacting," consists of hardware installations designed to stimulate the senses of a user. The second approach, called "Exploring," consists of a geocaching route, an outdoor treasure hunting game. The third approach, entitled "Contributing," is a mobile application which allows users to tag and locate Venetian social concerns. These three approaches are woven together by an art exhibit that acts as a central terminal to display all of the individual elements. The exhibit uses multiple types of interaction and media in order to share knowledge of social problems in Venice, as a foundation to be featured in a major art exhibition.

Recent Announcements

  • Final Updates Our time in Venice has come to a close, and overall we have had a great experience in Venice working on our project. Overall, Team Biennale feels we have put ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2012, 11:35 AM by Venice Biennale
  • Bringing Things Together Team Biennale has been working hard on wrapping up the final presentation and the final report as well. A few edits are being done meanwhile to the final presentation, but ...
    Posted Dec 13, 2011, 7:31 AM by Venice Biennale
  • Project progress update 12/7/2011 Since thanksgiving break, our team has completed a multitude of tasks which has brought us very close to the end result of our project.Immediately after returning from break, on ...
    Posted Dec 7, 2011, 5:15 AM by Venice Biennale
  • Team Biennale Progress Update 11/22/11 This week team Biennale made great strides in getting the foundation of our project ready to be tested the week after thanksgiving break.First we extensively worked on the Methodology ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2011, 1:15 AM by Venice Biennale
  • Weekly Update 11/15/11 This past week, Team Biennale worked very hard and we made great progress on our project.We dedicated a lot of time into writing the revised Methodology section of our ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2011, 5:30 AM by Venice Biennale
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