Kensington Market: Hidden Histories featured on the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Arts & Science main page as Latest News!
Thank you to Peter Boisseau
July 11, 2017
Excerpt: “An augmented reality app that guides users through a dynamic tour of key locations in Toronto’s historic Kensington Market is now available for download free to the public as a result of a unique class project by U of T Faculty of Arts & Science students.
Like digging through layers of an archeological site, students in University College’s CDN 355 Digital Tools in a Canadian Context course used original research and archival documents to unearth generations of Kensington Market’s vibrant legacy, and transform it into an interactive database.
“Kensington Market is a microcosm of factors that have contributed to Toronto’s richness as one of the world’s most multicultural cities, and reveals how Canada has changed over time,” says course instructor Siobhan O’Flynn, a lecturer in Canadian studies….”