Power PlantsOS is an augmented reality tool for electronic devices initiated by Hito Steyerl. Power PlantsOS is a view into the future featuring predictions, botanical descriptions, and quotes from conversations with the project's research partners including Architects for Social Housing, Disabled People Against Cuts, Constantine Gras and The Voice of Domestic Workers. The Power PlantsOS app complements Steyerl’s video sculptures Power Plants.
Hito Steyerl (was born at some point and time) is a filmmaker and writer.
Graphic Design, Typography, AR Design and Production:
Ayham Ghraowi with Matt Wolff, Hrefna Sigurðardóttir, and Ben Ganz
AR development and modeling:
Ivaylo Getov (Luxloop) with Caco Peguero (United Futures) and Robert Gerdisch
Commissioned by the Serpentine Galleries
Requires ARCore support and Android 8.0 or later
Hito Steyerl project is supported by the Luma Foundation. Additional support by Yanghyun Foundation, In Between Art Film, The Reuben Foundation, and Goethe Institut.
Digital engagement supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The Serpentine Galleries is supported using public funding by Arts Council England.
This app contains adult language that may not be suitable for some viewers.