The "AR ARIAS" Project Coming Soon

The creation of this experience is generously supported by the 2022 IDEA Opera Residency and the 2023 IDEA Opera grant

An Interactive Historical EXPERIENCE

Augmented Reality  


Audio-Reactive Digital Art

AR Arias is a series of site specific, historical landmark based artworks which provide interactive engagement and education…

Disentangling US mythology from US reality

Reexamining the roles Black People have played throughout the formation of the United States of America


First feature-

Spiritualist and activist, Sojourner Truth

Truth directed her voice and image with integrity, insisting on being photographed – not painted – for her Carte’ De Visite bearing the inscription, 

 “I sell the shadow to support the substance”

 Sojourner knew the power of image. Yet, there has been a skewing of perception due to the dominant narrative. In AR Arias: Sojourner Truth we imagery is juxtaposed against the storytelling within each Aria to challenge historical distortion.