The Blue Violet River

An interactive installation for the Abandon Normal Devices Festival 2021. It took place on the Mersey Ferry, augmenting the riverbank and landmarks of Liverpool. Eight custom-built tablet-based viewfinders positioned through the ferry allowed users to explore a fantasy world of creatures and sculptures scattered through the banks of River Mersey.



The installation took place between 24th-27th June 2021. It was a very complicated setup, but I’ll attempt to explain is as simple as possible.

The experience consists of the following systems: