This week we had a surprise visit from Marc Marot, who collaborated with artist Scarlett Raven to create the groundbreaking augmented reality exhibition The Danger Tree:The Great War Re-imagined. We heard first hand about the impact of the show and how by digitally stripping away the countless layers of paint, viewers are able to reveal the creative journey beneath and see the Great War re-imagined.
VISIT THIS WEEKEND and see for yourself immerse yourself the poignant World War One commemoration by viewing each imaged through the free augmented reality app Blippar.
Using Blippar, viewers can unlock Scarlett’s poignant work, stripping away countless layers of paint to reveal the creative journey beneath. The project challenges us to explore alternative versions of the artworks, seen through the words of the poets and movingly expressed by leading British actors including Sean Bean and Christopher Eccleston.
Coinciding with the 100-year anniversary of the end of The Battle of the Somme, the innovative project sees Scarlett and record executive Marc Marot join forces to create a series of haunting paintings which reveal the true heartbreak of war. The collection takes its name from the only tree left standing on the battlefield during fighting, and is inspired by the legendary war poets Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon and Rupert Brooke.
The limited edition collection:
In conjunction with The Danger Tree, a striking series of signed limited edition works is now available. Presented as both giclees on paper and hand-embellished canvas editions, these pieces are beautifully framed to showcase the level of detail and breathe new life into commemorations for the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.