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Frost Inside the Window is online

As a legacy of the work that residents created for Light Night 2016 Imagine has produced Frost Inside the Window online.

The Imagine Programme has been exploring digital arts with a number of different care homes in Nottingham over the last couple of years. Working with the ‘Mixed Reality Lab’ at The University of Nottingham, new technologies have been explored to create ‘Frost Inside the Window’, a digital installation especially for Nottingham’s Light Night in February 2016.

City Arts’ shop window was filled with a 6 by 12ft illustration and installation co-produced by residents from Radford Care Group, Sycamore House, Nottinghamshire Hospice and The Oaks. The work consisted of exploring a range of digital technologies that brought the window to life. The circular shapes on the window could be touched and triggered magical memories (outdoor sound installation) from residents that have participated in digital artist, Graham Elstone’s workshops throughout November 2015 to January 2016.

Sections of the window could also be scanned using the Artcodes app  to see content online that features all of the iPad portraits created by visual artist Mik Godley, Ben Wigley’s series of films and Graham’s animation created in collaboration with residents.

To find out more about this project and to see this work visit the ‘Frost Inside the Window’ website.

Contributors from the University of Nottingham’s The Mixed Reality Lab are supporting this project with their digital expertise, they include Stefan Rennick-Egglestone, Boriana Koleva, Emily–Clare Thorn and Roma Patel.

Thanks to Joe Pick at City Arts for designing the window illustration and website.