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 joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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