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DIY Workshop #3 – “Augmented Reality Workshop”
Virtual Playtime

Centre culturel canadien
February 01st, 2021 - February 28th, 2021

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Our exhibition “Mounds and Voids: From Human to Global Scale” showcases renowned Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky. For decades, he travelled the world photographing industrial landscapes and man’s impact on the planet.

He quickly used innovative technologies such as 360° videos, 3D and augmented reality to document his excursions. In our exhibition “Mounds and Voids: From Human to Global Scale”, Edward Burtynsky presents three works in augmented reality, featuring impressive industrial objects.

One of these works represents one of the largest combustion engines in the world. This huge object could never have passed through the doors of our gallery, but you can see it virtually by projecting it into space thanks to a digital tablet.

For Edward Burtynsky, augmented reality is a new form of artistic expression that is revolutionizing photographic practices, as much as the transition from black and white to color photography. 

We invite you to create your own work in augmented reality! Using images of Canadian landscapes and using the Wikitude software, our moderator Benjamin Minot will guide you step by step through the basics of this new technology!

Material 💻
Here are the material you will need: 

  • A computer with an Internet connection
  • A smart cell phone
  • Images of Canadian landscapes to download below


  1. From your computer, connect to your search engine and search for “Wikitude Studio”: https://www.wikitude.com/products/studio/.
  2. Create an account
  3. Download and save the images below for your use on Wikitude
  4. Follow the different steps of the tutorial 
  5. Once your augmented reality image is finished, share your masterpiece with us


Centre culturel canadien
130 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris

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