Riot 1831@ Nottingham Castle is a year-long R&D project that began in October 2013. The exhibition aims to provoke debate, support learning about protest and rebellion through time, and encourage participation by creating a new, exciting way to tell the story of a night the Castle was attacked in 1831. The project is developing a mobile Augmented Reality (AR) cross-platform app that offers visitors an active role in creating their narrative experience. It uses object tracking technology to superimpose onto the live objects -3D real-time computer environments, animated first-person performances and sounds onto museum objects that allow the visitors to simultaneously interact and experience the events of 1831 at the exhibition.


Project Partners

Nottingham City Museums and Art Galleries, Nottingham Trent University (School of Art and Design), Hot Knife Digital Media Ltd and University of Nottingham. It is supported by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts – Nesta, Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. 

July 2014-July 2018


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