Cynthia Beth Rubin

Hudson Valley: Exploring Plankton Life in the

Muddy Waters

In this Augmented Reality installation, Cynthia Beth Rubin reverses the usual relationship of “real” to “aesthetically mediated” by presenting a painterly digital image as point of departure onto which “reality” is layered, rather than the other way around. Employing the app Aurasma, the viewer is prompted to experience the thrill of discovering microscopic life in water via short videos of an actual stream and video micro captures from the same site.

Cynthia Beth Rubin   ©2020