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Reign of Gold

"Reign of Gold" is an AR art project in conjunction with the Occupy Wall Street movement and can be viewed anywhere in the world in your favorite location. It surrounds you with a rain of $50 gold eagle coins.

To view "Reign of Gold" see directions below.
Please take a screenshot against your favorite object of protest and email it to me at: gold@mission-base.com.
Thanks to all who have contributed! All images are from Tamiko Thiel unless otherwise noted.

"Reign of Gold" is part of "AR Occupy Wall Street" organized by Mark Skwarek. See the website http://aroccupywallstreet.wordpress.com/ for all projects (the other artworks might only be visible in the Wall Street area of New York City).

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"Reign of Gold," New York Stock Exchange, Broad Street facade.

 

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"Reign of Gold," New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street entrance.

 


"Reign of Gold" - Video - New York Stock Exchange, Broad Street facade.

 


"Reign of Gold" @ the Bank of England, London

 

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"Reign of Gold" @ TEPCO, Tokyo, Oct. 15, 2011.
Photo: Visual Brains

 

 


"Reign of Gold" @ Reichstag, Berlin. Photo: Holger Grahn


"Reign of Gold" @ Reichstag, Berlin, Oct. 15, 2011. Photo: Holger Grahn

 

 

    
"Reign of Gold" @ Reserve Bank of Australia, Sydney, Oct. 15, 2011. Photos: Warren Armstrong

 

 

    
"Reign of Gold" @ Pershing Square (left) and City Hall (right), Los Angeles.
Photos: Kenji Thielstrom, Oct. 15, 2011

 

 


"Reign of Gold" @ Centennial Square, Victoria B.C. Photo: Will Pappenheimer

 

 


"Reign of Gold" @ Provident Loan Association, San Francisco. Photo: Rob Rothfarb


"Reign of Gold" @ The Old Mint, San Francisco. Photo: Rob Rothfarb

 

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"Reign of Gold" @ Sykes College of Business (left) and Sykes Chapel (right) in Tampa,Florida.
Photos by Santiago Echeverry as part of ELECTRONICS ALIVE VII @ U. of Tampa, 2013.

 

Viewing directions for "Reign of Gold":

  • On your smartphone (Android or iOS): download and install the free LAYAR AR app from the App Store or Play Store. Enable access to your location data, or else it won't work!

  • With Layar already installed, go to m.layar.com/open/reignofgold in your smartphone browser and click OPEN in Layar.

  • Look around you - you should be surrounded by a rain of falling gold coins.
    If "no content found" try again - it might take a couple tries before the server locates you!

  • Please take a screenshot against your favorite object of protest and email it to me at:
    gold@mission-base.com