Articles & Interviews

Selected Interviews

How Snapchat Makes Mini-Movies in Augmented Reality.” The New York Times. June 14, 2018.

Want to Break Into the AR or VR Industry? Here’s How.VentureBeat. November 27, 2017.

WoW Woman in AR: Dr. Helen Papagiannis.” Women of Wearables. November 27, 2017.

Featured Profile in Women And Tech. November 2017.

The Future of AR Is…Wareable. July 13, 2017.

The AGO Puts the AR in Art with Reblink Exhibit.The Toronto Star. July 6, 2017.

Featured Q&A in Toronto Life Magazine’s 50th edition collector’s issue. November 2016.

Imagination in the Augmented-Reality Age.” The Atlantic. August 4, 2016.

The Blueprint talks with Augmented Reality Specialist Helen Papagiannis.The Blueprint Magazine. November 12, 2014.

Doing the Deal with Augmented Reality.” The Toronto Star newspaper. June 20, 2014.

“Through the Looking Glass of Augmented Reality: Helen Papagiannis.” Block Magazine, Featured Creator. March 2014.

“A Technology to Help Read Your Thoughts: Helen Papagiannis.” Globes Magazine (Israel Financial Times) Cover Story. March 2014.

“From Gimmick to Game Changer: Helen Papagiannis is Harnessing Technology to Change People’s Lives.” Ryerson Magazine. Winter 2014.

Augmented Reality: Browsing Life Like You Browse the Web.” The Toronto Star newspaper, Special Augmented Reality issue with video interview. September 18, 2014.

Augmented Reality: Past, Present, and Future.” The Next Web. July 3, 2011.

“Augmented Reality: Helen Papagiannis.” DOTS Digital Art Magazine Issue #3. November 2012.

“Interview with Helen Papagiannis”.  AR[t] Magazine, Augmented Reality, Art and Technology. Inaugural issue. April 2012.

The Story Behind ARstories: Interview with Helen Papagiannis“.  Junaio. August 4, 2011.

Augmented Reality — A Looking Glass into Other Worlds: AR Artist and Researcher Helen Papagiannis Explores Wonderment and Play in Exhibit Design.” Museum Virtual Worlds, San Francisco Exploratorium. January 10, 2011.

Selected Reviews and Mentions

Honoring 8 Influential Women Pioneers in Augmented and Virtual Reality, 2018

Top 100 Women In Wearable and Consumer Tech, 2018

Top Augmented Reality Influencers (#4), 2018

27 Mixed Reality Influencers To Follow in 2018 (#2)

Top 100 Influencers of AR (#8), 2017

25 Top Augmented Reality Influencers You Need To Know (#9), 2017, November 6, 2017, May 30, 2012, December 9, 2011, September 2, 2011, August 9, 2011, June 27, 2011, January 18, 2011, May 28, 2010, October 25, 2010

Top Ten Augmented Reality and Gamified Life Talks

Games Alfresco, July 3, 2011

Games Alfresco, June 29, 2011

Games Alfresco, November 24, 2010

Games Alfresco, October 23, 2009

The Next Web, July 3, 2011

VR News, June 29, 2011

Web Designer Magazine, Issue 158, July 2011

Selected Authored Articles

How virtual reality can make the real world a better place.” O’Reilly Radar. October 7, 2015.

Designing beyond screens to augment the full human sensorium.O’Reilly Radar. August 13, 2015.

Augmenting the human experience: AR, wearable tech, and the IoT.O’Reilly Radar, July 14, 2015.

The state of augmented reality.” O’Reilly Radar. May 26, 2015.

“How Augmented Reality Can Help the Blind to See.” Intel iQ. Invited article. February 9, 2015.

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality: what’s the difference?Augmented Stories. January 30, 2015.

Will Augmented Reality Make Us Masters of the Information Age?Intel iQ. Invited article. December 16, 2014.

Augmented Reality in the Classroom Customized ‘Just Right’.” Wearable World. February 26, 2014.

Forget AR Dinosaurs, MIT Startup Wants to Bring YOU Back from the Dead.Augmented Stories. February 19, 2014.

Augmented Reality, “Her”, and the Story of You.Augmented Stories. February 17, 2014.

Working Towards Defining an Aesthetics of Augmented Reality: A Medium in Transition.” Convergence Vol. 20, Issue 1. February 2014.

The Future of Augmented Reality Is In Our Hands with Haptics and Touch Screens.” Augmented Stories. January 19, 2011.

Celebrating Georges Melies, ‘Patron Saint of Augmented Reality’.” Guest Column for The Creators Project, a partnership with Intel and Vice. December 8, 2011.

The Magical Magic of Augmented Reality.” Guest Column for The Creators Project, a partnership with Intel and Vice. September 2, 2011.

New Work: First AR Pop-up Book for iPad 2 and iPhone 4 using Image Recognition.” Augmented Stories. June 27, 2011.

“The Role of the Artist in Evolving AR as a New Medium.” 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) – Arts, Media, and Humanities (ISMAR-AMH), Basel, Switzerland, Oct 25-29, 2011.

‘”Wonder Turner’ and ‘The Amazing Cinemagician’ Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality Art Installations.” 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) – Arts, Media, and Humanities (ISMAR-AMH), Seoul, South Korea, Oct 13-26, 2010. pp. 27-32.

“Augmented Reality (AR) Joiners, A Novel Expanded Cinematic Form.” 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) – Arts, Media, and Humanities (ISMAR-AMH), Orlando, Florida, Oct 19-22, 2009. pp. 39-42.

“Augmenting Digital and Analog Memory.” Public 34 (2006): 32-36.


Also see: Selected Talks and Exhibits and my 2 TEDx talks.

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