Understanding AR Activism: An Interview Study with Creators of Augmented Reality Experiences for Social Change

  title={Understanding AR Activism: An Interview Study with Creators of Augmented Reality Experiences for Social Change},
  author={Rafael M L Silva and Erica Principe Cruz and Daniela Karin Rosner and Dayton Kelly and A. Monroy-Hern{\'a}ndez and Fannie Liu},
  journal={CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
The rise of consumer augmented reality (AR) technology has opened up new possibilities for interventions intended to disrupt and subvert cultural conventions. From defacing corporate logos to erecting geofenced digital monuments, more and more people are creating AR experiences for social causes. We sought to understand this new form of activism, including why people use AR for these purposes, opportunities and challenges in using it, and how well it can support activist goals. We conducted… 

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