VillageLIVE is an augmented reality app, built in collaboration with Anne Goodfriend and Shir David, with support from History, A+E Networks, NYC Media Lab, and the Brown Institute for Media Innovation.
VillageLIVE invites you to use your phone to peer into the past as you walk through the city. Using Nelson Sullivan’s video archive, past narratives come back to life in the streets where prominent figures of the city’s queer history once flourished. Nelson was a video artist who lived in Greenwich Village in the 1980s, recognized as the first vlogger. His documentation of the city’s downtown scene is an unparalleled archive of queer life.
My responsibilities for VillageLIVE include content auditing, narrative development, UX, UI, IxD, copywriting, grant writing, and outreach. The project has received funding and recognition from A+E Networks' Digital Media Storytelling Fellowship as well as the Magic Grant from the Brown Institute for Media Innovation. We are currently semifinalists in the W. R. Berkley Innovation Labs $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge
Check out VillageLIVE's presentation at Creative Tech Week 2017: