Interactive Campaign Matches People’s Facial Expressions with Museum Works of Art
Rijks Emotions aggregates emotional data and pairs you with a similar painting of the past
Have you ever walked through an art gallery intrigued by the faces in the paintings staring back at you? Once, a favorite past time was spending hours browsing through various rooms at a museum but the immediacy of apps such as Instagram and Vine have consequently shortened attention spans. In the digital age, we feel fulfilled by the immediate gratification of a snapshot viewed on our smartphones. Using technology, a group of four students aim to reclaim the art-viewing experience, particularly for their younger counterparts.