an artist collective interested in past, present and future forms of reality

Opening January 21, 2012
Out of the Box is a mobile augmented reality exhibition showcasing a selection of virtual reality artworks spanning 1997-2011. Released from the confines of their virtual reality installations,11 virtual reality artworks have been re-contextualized for augmented reality and displayed in the streets of San Francisco. Out of the Box is curated by the Future of Reality artist collective and features artwork by the following artists:

Applied Interactives
Atlas in silico
Bino and Cool
Sheldon Brown
Ben Chang
Margaret Dolinsky
Diana Domingues
John Craig Freeman
Paul Hertz
Will Pappenheimer
Silvia Ruzanka
**Future of Reality**

To view the work on any iPhone or Android mobile device, please visit on your mobile web browser or download any free code reader app ( and simply scan the QR code below. If you don't already have the free Layar Augmented Reality Browser installed, you will be prompted to do so ( Once Layar is installed, Out of the Box will be launched.

Within Layar, you can post your comments about the artworks as well as share them with friends via Facebook and Twitter. You can also take screenshots of your augmented reality experiences and post them to our website from within Layar.

The artworks are at fixed locations. Here is a map of San Francisco to help you locate the artworks.