I had doubts about the number of applications when we launched the program and only had about 10 days before the deadline – due to many other projects we could only fit it to our timeline that way. Artist calls usually appear months before the deadline to allow enough time for spreading the word, and even like that, I often see deadlines extended due to the lack of applicants. We just didn’t have the chance to do it that way – when the idea came it was already late and we just didn’t want to miss the chance to start this exceptional program.
“Education should be free – work should be paid for”
There is a growing number of mapping contests all around the world with different structures and money prize pools. What is common in almost all of them is that they only pay artists for their work in case they win the contest. There’s no professional help or specific education for projection mapping that is for experienced animators entering the contests who have no or limited knowledge and experience in projection mapping, especially outdoors and in large scale.
Ever since it first exploded into the consciousness of artists and advertisers in the 1990s, projection mapping has become an independent art form with artists of different styles and the most exciting pieces that have ever been created. At the same time, technology is now accessible to basically anyone, and there are loads of low quality projections without real artistic value, focusing on entertainment as interesting visual attractions.
Silver A’ Design Award for Interconnection
The A’ Design Award and Competition is the biggest competition for designers and creatives. No category for us? No problem. Limelight Projection Mapping won the Silver A’ Design Award in the category of Lightning Products and Lightning Projects Design as the only projection mapping project, competing with lightning design works.
“Absolutely mind blowing!” ” I can’t breath this is amazing.” “Just.. WOW… what an amazing visual performance!”
These are some of the comments on our artworks lately. 3d projection mapping became one of the most spectacular forms of audio visual art. It’s a unique experience for any audience and it’s becoming a popular highlight of world class events.
“It’s brilliant! I have a client who’d love a projection mapping like that. What’s the price?”
How can a projection mapping artwork look as good as the animation looking on screen?
As a beginner in video mapping you’ll ask this question often and might go a long way to get to the answer. You can create the best 3d animation ever and it might not look like the way you had on your screen at all. The other day you go and give it a try on a different surface with a different projector and with an animation content that is just really simple and it works much better.
What an amazing start of 2017
We’re just amazed reading a blog post from Paul Roberts on Creative Bloq about the 14 best mapping demos that will blow your mind! Guess who’s first? Hell yeah it’s our Interconnection piece created for iMapp! It just feels amazing to be selected among such great video mapping artists. So many great artworks in locations like the Sidney Opera House or the Sagrada Familia. Another important part is what the author thinks about projection mapping. After so many years I can still rarely see people getting the point of that form of art so well.
“Often site-specific, the best work enhances rather than effaces the architecture it’s projected onto. The sheer scale can be breathtaking and the illusion of everyday and static objects around us becoming animate and playfully reworked can be incredibly exciting. Just look at the expressions on the audience’s faces during a projection and you see an almost childlike glee.”
We couldn’t have said it better. Thank you Creative Bloq!
We’re honored that our 3d projection mapping artwork Interconnection was featured on CNN Indonesia! Even not understanding a word of it we’re extremely proud to see the video! If any of you reading this speaks the language just feel free to give us a brief translation in a comment we’re really curious about what do they say..:D