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What do art-making and software development have in common? Other than supporting worldwide coffee sales, not a whole lot. But Nuria Rodríguez, curator and director of augmented-reality research team Unit Experimental, aims to change that with her visual arts presentation “Think With Your Hands.” In this show, Spanish graphic-designers Pep Carrió and Isidro Ferrer exhibit their work in a way most artists don’t: through the camera lens of a mobile device. With loaner tablets in hand, audience members will explore more than 60 animated illustrations overlaid on real-life objects. The exhibit includes an interactive house of cards, a book with pages you can flip, and static images that spring to life. In case they’re bugged out by the germy possibility of a loaner iPad, attendees can also download an iOS or Android version of the artists’ augmented reality app on their own devices. And once the installation ends, the tablets will be donated to a local school, where the creation will continue. The exhibition is on view Wednesdays through Fridays 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturdays noon to 11 p.m., and Sundays noon to 5 p.m. to Nov. 30 at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. (703) 875-1100. artisphere.com.