Story of the Forest

Story of the Forest is an immersive, AR installation at the National Museum of Singapore. The installation presents 69 images from the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings. Visitors to the in-person exhibition are invited to download an app for their use their phone or tablet to explore the paintings and hunt and collect plants and animals from around the museum and interact with some of them 3D images. The app operates in a similar way to AR games such as Pokémon go and Harry Potter, it shows more information about the items users collect and offer facts about habitat, species status and how induvial species might interact with their ecosystems.