Locative art is art which uses location-based media such GPS or Wi-Fi
as its medium. It is a sub-category of interactive art or new media
art, which explores the relationships between the real world and the
virtual or between people, places or objects in the real world.
WalkSpace iphone ap for locative maps
WalkSpace is an alternative walking art app for the iPhone to let you navigate the city in a new and unexpected way. A selection of cultural and everyday routes are remapped to your current location, these routes range from cultural trails such as routes from James Joyce’s Ulysses to individual daily walks. Walks can be shared with photos and route maps and users can add their own routes to the app.
Locative Art in Structuralism, Minimalism, Conceptualism, Immersion and Representation… a few examples
essay by Christiane Paul