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Get your wishes for Singapore's future swirling on virtual tree; AR exhibit is part of new art showcase that caps year-long bicentennial commemoration

Jan 16, 2020 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

To the naked eye, the latest outdoor exhibit at the Bayfront Plaza area of Gardens by the Bay appears to be nothing more than a black-and-white pillar in the middle of an open space.

But view it through a smartphone camera, on an app made by Japanese art collective teamLab, and it becomes a virtual tree with an augmented-reality canopy of swirling messages.

Visitors can also add their own messages expressing their wishes for Singapore's future through the Message Pillar app, which ...