Stunning Projection Mapping on the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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Obscura Digital used 44 projectors to map these images onto the architecture of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque for the 40th anniversary of the U.A.E. Using 3D structural data, the San Francisco-based company has also done projections for buildings like the Guggenheim Museum and the Sidney Opera House

This behind-the-scenes video about the Sydney Opera House projections for a YouTube Symphony Orchestra event includes some background on how they map the images onto the convex forms of the building: 

For more work by Obscura Digital, visit http://www.obscuradigital.com/.

Via the Vimeo HD channel. 

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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