L’èra della “Digital Projection Art”. Dagli schermi urbani alla proiezione negli spazi pubblici.

annamaria monteverdi/ ottobre 8, 2017/ videomapping

Le superfici proiettabili sono diventate le facciate dei grandi palazzi: dal media building[1] al media façade all’architectural mapping il paesaggio delle metropoli si è ampiamente trasformato e arricchito. Il video mapping (proiezione 3D su architetture), nato come spettacolare forma di intrattenimento luminoso e di digital signage[2] su palazzi e spazi urbani, nei suoi dieci anni di vita[3] ha fatto progressi

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Videomapping on moving object: Box, Bot & Dolly’

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 22, 2017/ videomapping

Box explores the synthesis of real and digital space through projection-mapping on moving surfaces. The short film documents a live performance, captured entirely in camera. Bot & Dolly produced this work to serve as both an artistic statement and technical demonstration. It is the culmination of multiple technologies, including large scale robotics, projection mapping, and software engineering. We believe this

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Cité Mémoire-new project by Victor Pilon and Michel Lemieux

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 12, 2017/ videomapping

Project-Cité Mémoire Tech Specs – 1 Photon server – 2 Xenon servers – 65 Tachyon servers Cité Mémoire, Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon’s latest artistic endeavor, was a large-scale project that included more than 20 architectural projections spread across Old Montreal. VYV brought these two artists’ legendary creativity to life using 65 Tachyon servers. The walls of historic Montreal buildings

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Open call. Light in Brancaccio, videomapping. Scadenza 15 luglio

annamaria monteverdi/ luglio 13, 2017/ CALL/OPPORTUNITIES, videomapping

OPEN CALL Il Contest è aperto a tutti gli artisti, di ogni nazionalità, under 35 e la partecipazione è gratuita. Per la selezione dei video verrà nominata commissione composta dal  Prof. Andrea Sciascia, Direttore del Dipartimento di Architettura,  il Marco Mancini referente del comune di Palermo, 10 laureandi della facoltà di architettura, 2 referenti del progetto ed un videomaker. L’artista accetta

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DandyPunk Live immersive theater at Sundance Festival 2017

annamaria monteverdi/ luglio 10, 2017/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance, interactive theatre, videomapping

Trailer for a live, immersive installation at Sundance New Frontier 2017 by Dandypunk, Darin Basile and Jo Cattell “There was an amazing projection mapped, immersive theater piece at Sundance this year by Heartcorps called “Riders of the Storyboard.” Trained street performers interacted with a virtual projection-mapped 2D objects, and through the slight of hand of magic broke these flat objects

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Robert Lepage and the New York MET Opera 2011-2013 (Ring Cycle)

annamaria monteverdi/ marzo 2, 2017/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance, videomapping

Lepage’s Ring Cycle proved to be the most technically advanced production the Met has embarked upon. Lepage and Met director Peter Gelb are on the record as having tried to imagine the Ring the way Wagner would have staged it if he had access to twenty-first century technology.Video projection and the use of a very unique set required true theatrical

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SuperLux Smart Light Art, Design & Architecture for Cities by Davina Jackson

annamaria monteverdi/ dicembre 13, 2016/ LIBRI, videomapping

SuperLux: Smart Light Art, Design and Architecture for Cities, edited by Davina Jackson, is the world’s first comprehensive monograph surveying recent milestones and triumphs using digital systems for lighting urban environments. The book’s three main pictorial sections focus on projects that use light to animate architecture and media screens, new forms of lighting in industrial zones and public areas, and

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Focus on João Beira (Datagrama)

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 24, 2016/ digital art

Datagrama lives in the intersection of 3D projection design with interactive media. Datagrama is the alter ego of João Beira. Born and raised in Portugal, he realized from an early age that his mission in life would be to generate immersive experiences through the use of projected light and its influence on our perception. Komorebi is a Japanese word to

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Visualia group (Marko Bolkovic) finalist at 1 minute projection mapping

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 10, 2016/ Festival, videomapping

The 15 finalists to the next stage are listed below. 79 entries from 25 countries and areas. The number of countries that participated in this year was the largest ever. We will have the rehearsal to test all projection mapping works including the unselected works before the event. At the rehearsal, we are going to add a few more positions

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annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 7, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance

Polymedia, a technical partner of the Moscow Musical Theatre for the play All about Cinderella, helped to prepare a new production. In the fifth theater season, the company worked on a project to stage a rock-opera version of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s classic novel, Crime and Punishment, in Moscow. Polymedia prepared an innovative solution – 6D video mapping – for the implementation

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Mayakovsky 3D mapping by Sila Sveta

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 5, 2016/ FOCUS

The show ‘Mayakovsky’ is a unique project by Sila Sveta — the Grand Prix winner of the Art Vision Modern competition at the 5th Moscow International Festival ‘Circle of Light’ in 2015. 3D architectural mapping inspired by the Soviet avant garde movement incorporated an unusual soundtrack — a recording of Mayakovsky’s poetry. Projection on the Central pavilion of VDNKh Exhibition Center was a complex combination

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Media Architecture Compendium Häusler, Hank M. / Tomitsch, Martin / Tscherteu, Gernot

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 24, 2016/ videomapping

New frontiers for media architecture: Media Architecture Compendium  (AV edition) by Häusler, Hank M. / Tomitsch, Martin / Tscherteu, Gernot explores how digital media is shaping cities today and in the years to come. It illustrates groundbreaking use of light and media in urban environments through 36 winning or shortlisted entries from the Media architecture Biennale awards in 2014 and

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NONOTAK studio

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 22, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance

NOEMI SCHIPFER Illustrator / TAKAMI NAKAMOTO Architect Musician NONOTAK studio is the collaboration between the illustrator Noemi Schipfer and the architect musician Takami Nakamoto. Commissioned by the Architect Bigoni-Mortemard to create a mural in the lobby of a public housing building in Paris, NONOTAK was created in late 2011. In early 2013, they start to work on light and sound

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My interview to Dandy Punk, a “digital light poet”

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 13, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

A dandypunk exists to inspire and motivate creativity, non-conformity, whimsy, intense curiosity, do-it-yourself mentality and everyday eccentricity in everybody. The new weird. – website Anna Monteverdi: Can you describe your poetic performances which unite tecnology, fairy tale, drawing, lightness, dream and cirque? From which language are you used to start your project and have you direct part in The

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Visioni digitali. Video, web e nuove tecnologie di Simone Arcagni

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 10, 2016/ FOCUS

Il libro di Simone Arcagni Visioni digitali. Video, web e nuove tecnologie (Einaudi, 2016) è il più completo e insieme agile compendio italiano di tutte le teorie ma soprattutto di tutte le pratiche artistiche, video ludiche e di intrattenimento legate ai nuovi media e alla rivoluzione di questa infosfera, la quarta secondo Luciano Floridi. Docente universitario, studioso atipico, eccentrico divulgatore,

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Il genovese Alessandro Lupi al Festival internazionale della Luce di Cascais. Dall’Accademia al successo internazionale nel mondo dell’arte

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 4, 2016/ FOCUS, videomapping

Si chiama UNIVERSAL SPIN l’installazione cinetica creata da Alessandro Lupi basata sulla luce e sul movimento della forma scultorea a spirale nell’ambiente. Sarà lui a rappresentare idealmente l’Italia in questo prestigioso Festival di luce a Cascais, Portogallo, dove troveranno spazio videomapping architetturali, workshop, installazioni luminose basate sul tema delle 4 stagioni della luce. Lupi simboleggerà l’autunno. Lupi ha studiato all’Accademia

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4D projection by Nurformer

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 3, 2016/ videomapping

From 4d Projection – Introducing Michael Jordan ‘Melo M8’ – Amazing Water Projection “Until recently, 3D mapping projection campaigns typically ran no longer than 5-10 minutes. Now, some 3D mapping campaigns now are running for an entire day or week, like animated wallpaper,”, according to Rob Delfgaauw, CEO of NuFormer, a leading developer of 3D mapping projections. But it hasn’t taken

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Visualia summer edition (Pula)

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 2, 2016/ Festival, videomapping

Visualia Summer Edition will repeat video mapping, D-Stroy by Undertoon, witch was premiered at the Festival Visualia in May 2016. In case you’ve missed it or you simply want to see it again, join us on 13th of August 2016 at Forum. Program begins at 21:30 hours so we suggest that you come a few minutes earlier because projection starts

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Projection mapping and other digital works by Tobias Gremmler

annamaria monteverdi/ luglio 27, 2016/ videomapping

Tobias Gremmler (Bio): Tobias Gremmler is Visiting Associate Professor at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong and Visiting Professor at the Shanghai Theatre Academy. He started his career as media artist and designer in the early 90s. His work has been shown at Ars Electronica, Transmediale, and theatres like Volksbühne Berlin and Cultural Centre Hong Kong.

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annamaria monteverdi/ luglio 26, 2016/ videomapping

| The International Festival of Mapping from Girona, which was held from July 22 to 24, ends the third edition with the publication of the winners of the International Mapping Competition. The finalist projects in professional, amateur, educational and instant categories have been projected on the facades of Casa Pastors, Pont d’en Gomez and Les Aligues on 22nd, 23rd and 24th July. The finalists ofmicromapping category have been shown in different parts of the

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Life migrations, videomapping per Alghero nel quadro di IAM project

annamaria monteverdi/ febbraio 5, 2016/ videomapping

International Augmented MED – Alghero è un progetto di cooperazione internazionale guidato dal Comune di Alghero, che coinvolge 14 partner appartenenti a 7 Paesi dell’area mediterranea (Italia, Spagna, Giordania, Libano, Palestina, Tunisia, Egitto). Il Festival conclusivo del progetto europeo si è svolto proprio nella Città di Alghero e ha visto la partecipazione di nell’allestimento di uno spazio urbano interattivo,

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annamaria monteverdi/ gennaio 29, 2016/ CALL/OPPORTUNITIES, videomapping

VIDEO MAPPING AND FACADE PROJECTION COMPETITION All interested artists are invited to submit their concept ideas for the Genius Loci Weimar Festival between the opening date of 27 January 2016 up to the deadline of 23 March 2016. Submitted concepts will be displayed in a public exhibition in Weimar in spring 2016. The best projects will chosen, among other means,

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Miguel Chevalier,extraordinary digital artist

annamaria monteverdi/ gennaio 20, 2016/ digital art, FOCUS

Miguel CHEVALIER The Origin of the World 2014 Shanghai version courte (short version) Un film de Claude Mossessian © Claude Mossessian Miguel CHEVALIER The Origin of the World 2014 Shanghai Metamorphosis of the Virtual 5 + 5 Digital Art Today, Paris-Shanghai Exposition collective / Group show K11 Art Foundation, Shanghai (China) Curators: David Rosenberg and Joanne Kim From 5th of

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Miguel CHEVALIER, videomapping in Cambridge

annamaria monteverdi/ gennaio 20, 2016/ digital art

At the occasion of a fundraising campaign organized by the University of Cambridge in King’s College Chapel on 17th October 2015, Artichoke invited the artist Miguel Chevalier to create a series of immersive projections to accompany the speeches of renowned professors and alumni including Sir Ian McKellen, Professor Chistopher Dobson, Professor Carol Brayne and Sir David Attenborough, and concluded by

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Videomapping SIM/Nebula by MACULA for Czech Philarmonic

annamaria monteverdi/ novembre 14, 2015/ FOCUS, NEWS, videomapping

The project SIM/NEBULA is a 45 minutes of expressively futuristic visual poem, shaping the emergence of cybernetic organism counting down its time code in live acoustic waves of classical music conducted by Jiri Belohlavek and Czech philharmonic orchestra. The story made of seven sections/themes, set against the background of the visual show, which uses technological and creative attributes of projectionmapping,

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Intervista al gruppo Sullaluna, vincitore del bando IAM per il videomapping ad Alghero

annamaria monteverdi/ novembre 10, 2015/ videomapping

Si presentano sulla home del loro sito con il casco da astronauti ma hanno i piedi ben piantati sulla terra; certo la tecnologia che usano non sarà forse quella della NASA ma gli effetti speciali fanno davvero per loro. Il team SullaLuna nato nel 2012 si è specializzato in Videomapping, MotionGraphics e Corporate Video e curano l’immagine di molti brand importanti, creano

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Videomapping “Torre dei sogni” by KONIC THTR for IAM project, Alghero

annamaria monteverdi/ ottobre 5, 2015/ videomapping

“TORRE DEI SOGNI“ by KONIC THTR  is a visual poem to be screened on the ‘ Magdalen Tower’,  also known as Garibaldi Tower, an important architectural monument part of the wall surrounding the city of Alghero. It was part of IAM project It is a tribute to the dreams that will take us to the Neolithic stone world, their goddesses

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Videomapping contest 19 sept, Lille

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 12, 2015/ Festival, FOCUS, videomapping

VIDEO MAPPING CONTEST 19 sept. / 21 h Journées européennes du patrimoine Façade du Théâtre du Nord, Grand’Place  The second edition of this video mapping contest is organized as part of the European Heritage Days and on the following theme: “History of the future”. Last June, Rencontres Audiovisuelles sent over to French and international students and professionals in audiovisual, animation film, digital

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Remedi-Action, il videoteatro torna alla ribalta nel volume di Jennifer Malvezzi

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 31, 2015/ FOCUS, LIBRI

Mi rendo conto che una mia recensione di un libro in cui io compaio come citazione nella prima pagina dell’editore Postmedia rischia di non essere credibile. Ma non ci sono dubbi sul fatto che questo libro Remedi-Action. Dieci anni di videoteatro italiano scritto dalla giovane e ben documentata Jennifer Malvezzi, borsista di ricerca all’Università di Parma, sia un ottimo strumento di studio e di

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Call for videomapping by IAM project. Location: Alghero

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 28, 2015/ CALL/OPPORTUNITIES

Il Comune di Alghero, nell’ambito del progetto Europeo “I AM – International Augmented Med” di cui è capofila, ha pubblicato il bando per l’individuazione del migliore progetto di videomapping da proiettare sulla facciata esterna de Lo Quarter, complesso recentemente ristrutturato nel cuore del Centro storico. Le proposte progettuali dovranno far riferimento al patrimonio culturale e ambientale, alla storia e alle

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