Come to an artist-led meetup for Walkie Talkie Dream Garden, an AAR (audio-augmented reality) soundwalk by musician-technologist Dafna Naphtali, for the Williamsburg Brooklyn waterfront. The meetup is a Creative Tech Week satellite event –http://creativetechweek.nyc/experts/dafna-naphtali-walkie-talkie-dream-garden/
Walkie Talkie Dream Garden is experienced via a free iOS and Android app with location-specific music by Naphtali, and created for U-GRUVE AR (Audio Augmented Reality) platform by creative technologist Richard Rodkin, and with audio mixing by Sascha von Oertzen.
Meet the artist/creators, to get help downloading the app, turning on GPS tracking, get more information, and then head out to the waterfront to experience the walk, on your own, or with the artist and assistants who will lead small groups out to experience the walk together.
Meeting location TBA near/in East River State Park in Williamsburg, 90 Kent Avenue, but be sure to RSVP to get exact location and full technical instructions prior to the walk. All you need is headphones and fully charged phone with GPS on and cell-data enabled to participate.
For more information about the soundwalk go to www.wtdg.org or walkietalkiedreams.org. The soundwalk app is available free (Apple and Google Play stores) and can to be experienced 24/7 exclusively on site in Williamsburg/Greenpoint Brooklyn.
The soundwalk meetup is part of #CreativeTechWeek May 8-19th in NYC! Use code CTW2019 for 30% off CTW2019 Conference Tickets here: https://ctw2019conference.eventbrite.com?discount=CTW2019
Funding for Walkie Talkie Dream Garden comes from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC), and the Hamburg Cultural Council.
THREE DATES: 5/11 (sunset), 5/18 (afternoon) and 5/19 (noon)