This Should Not Be | Augmented Reality Installation

By Innovators for Purpose

Inspired by the tragic murder of George Floyd, iFp Teen Creatives choose action over fear - channeling their creative voice to make a difference.

Augmented Reality Installation by iFp Teen Creatives
9:00am – 6:00pm

Ages 10 to Senior Adult.


Innovators for Purpose
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No application or registration needed.



  • In-person only.

Installation is viewable on the Cambridge Public Library's lawn at 449 Broadway.  Morning until dusk.

Our exhibit’s augmented reality experience uses the Hoverlay App - visitors can download the app from Apple App Store or Google Play prior to or upon arrival.”

Additional information

The resulting groundbreaking augmented-reality experience This Should Not Be. addresses the dual pandemics of 2020: COVID-19 and systemic racism. The project incorporates  augmented reality, sonification (making meaning of data with sound), data visualization, 3D animation, 2D graphics, human centered design and more.  It concludes with iFp Teen Creatives' sharing their vision of an America we all can believe in. The installation is currently on exhibit on the Cambridge Public Library lawn through 8/31.

Below is an early video of scene 3 of the experience.