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Public art app?

By Sideshowmatt123 - 3 December 2012 8

Idea: an app allowing users to locate, review and rate public art.

Perfect project for budding programmers aged 5 and over.

Potentially scalable worldwide, leading to undreamt-of riches.

What’s Your opinion?


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8 Responses to
Public art app?
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martyo 12:21 pm
03 Dec 12
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is the data public? for art and location ect

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Sideshowmatt123 8:53 am
18 Dec 12
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You’d have to ask. TAMS are perhaps more likely than ArtsACT to have maps and geodata. Maybe a list of locations is the best they’ll have.

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Sideshowmatt123 8:56 am
18 Dec 12
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… I’d hope the relevant agencies would be delighted by the public engagement!

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Gungahlin Al 11:07 am
18 Dec 12
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That’s a brilliant idea.

And Martyo, the info is published when a DA is lodged, but that disappears into ACTPLA’s chasm once that’s finished.

Point your camera at it and you get a VR explanation of the story behind it. People are always asking, so this would really help develop better appreciation for the art. One for next year’s GovHack I reckon. I’ll tweet a message to Pia Waugh.

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ghutch 12:37 pm
18 Dec 12
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Hi
I have GPS readings for most pieces in Civic and Acton and many in the ANU. Holla if you want them

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astrojax 12:57 pm
18 Dec 12
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a propos, just noticed a new piece that looks like worms tapering up into a woven grid, situated in woden in the ‘boulevarde’ [?] between the gov’t office behind the square at the soul bar / which bank end… no pics yet, but someone with a camera might get one? what does it all mean, anyway?

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rosscoact 12:58 pm
18 Dec 12
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Love it, that’s an app worth having

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neanderthalsis 3:07 pm
18 Dec 12
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The little Ipod device you get when you go through MONA in Tasmania give you the ability to rate the art and read the artistic wankery or more human interpretations.

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