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New Augmented Reality mural unveiled at Queensgate

New Augmented Reality mural unveiled at Queensgate captures iconic places in Peterborough


Augmented Reality Mural Unveiled

Queensgate Shopping Centre is proud to announce the unveiling of an extraordinary augmented reality mural that celebrates the iconic places in Peterborough.

Created by artist Jason Duckmanton of Paper Rhino, a renowned workers’ co-operative specialising in art, illustration, typography, design, and animation, this innovative artwork promises to captivate and engage visitors with its unique blend of traditional and digital artistry.

Located on North Mall, opposite Michael John visitors simply scan the QR code, download the free app and point their phone at each end of the 30ft long mural. The ‘bookend’ Qs’ come to life with digital animations that move in front of your eyes and depicts everything great about Peterborough.

Landmarks such as the City Cathedral, Nene Valley Railway and The Lido are captured in this unique and modern way that celebrates the City.

Creator and artist Jason Duckmanton is an artist, designer and animator says; “Paper Rhino was founded with a vision to utilise their creative skills to support ethically-conscious clients, emerging organizations, small businesses, and charities. As a team of highly committed creatives, we share an unwavering passion for their individual talents and strive to use them as a positive force in the world.

“We are delighted with the final installation at Queensgate Shopping Centre and we’re excited to see visitors enjoy a snapshot of their beautiful city.”

The unveiling of the augmented reality mural at Queensgate Shopping Centre marks another milestone for Paper Rhino in their mission to create meaningful and visually stunning art experiences. By seamlessly blending the physical and digital realms, they aim to provide a truly immersive encounter for viewers, showcasing the rich cultural heritage and landmarks of Peterborough in a new and captivating way.

Katie Chapman, Marketing and Commercialisation Manager at Queensgate expressed her excitement about the collaboration, stating, "We are thrilled to partner with Paper Rhino on this extraordinary augmented reality mural. It not only adds vibrancy to our shopping centre but also celebrates the rich history and landmarks of Peterborough. We believe it will create a sense of wonder and engagement for our visitors, providing a truly unique experience."


About Paper Rhino

Paper Rhino is a workers’ co-operative specialising in art, illustration, typography, design, and animation. Founded with a commitment to support ethically-conscious clients, emerging organizations, small businesses, and charities, Paper Rhino has been delivering professional designs for over a decade. Their passion for creativity, sustainability, and community engagement drives them to produce design that benefits society and improves accessibility to the arts.

For more information on this event, keep an eye out on Queensgate’s website www.queensgate-shopping.co.uk and social media.

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