It's not graffiti, it's projection art: The LUMA Festival in New York

By Artsy Chow Roamer 10. September 2021

A small group of friends met up at a fine arts gallery in downtown Binghamton, New York to play around with an idea. Knowing almost nothing about projection-mapping they did know that the results were pretty fantastic and they wanted to learn more about it.

Over the course of the next few months an assorted group of engineers, creators and techs began to research, experiment and plan. LUMA Projection Arts Festival was born from the dream and is on its seventh year.

I have never really written a lot about the types of tech art that are coming to the forefront of the art world these days; videos, digital, immersive and projection are all a part of it. I found myself very interested in an email I received about the festival and was fascinated with the colors, patterns and stories behind the creations. Let’s take a deeper look at it in this post.

By Artsy Chow Roamer
All photos and videos courtesy of LUMA Projection Arts Festival

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Temaer: projection mapping, projection, av, art, festival

Map more – five creative projection mapping applications

By Jacquie McHale 4. December 2020

Looking for inspiration? Take peek at these projection mapping applications which transform both the mundane and the magnificent, proving yet again that you can map just about anything!

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Temaer: projection, wow-factor, visitor experience, mapping, inspiration

Tech check: Projection in domes

By Jacquie McHale 2. August 2019

In this Q&A, we're talking projection in domes with Malin Hallbeck at domeprojection.com. The Magdeburg-based company is chiefly known for their ProjectionTools product which is widely used in training, simulation and entertainment installations worldwide.

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Temaer: multi-channel projection, domes, projection mapping, projection

Projection light sources: from arc to laser

By David Aleksandersen 5. July 2019

The history of projection is entwined with that of illumination – after all, every projector needs a light source! In this blog, we turn the spotlight on lamps, from the gas discharge models of the 1800s to today's laser technology.

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Temaer: projection, laser, Metal halid lamps, lamps, light sources

A short history of projection

By David Aleksandersen 27. June 2019

Did you know that the history of projection reaches all the way back to camera obscura and magic lanterns, but that it was the development of optics in the late 16th and early 17th century that made a major impact on projection as we know it today?

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Temaer: dataton, projection, slide projector, CRT projectors

The Power of Pixels: How big screens can yield BIG results

By David Aleksandersen 28. February 2018

All organizations want to improve business performance. How can the modern business organization ensure that their meeting and collaboration rooms nurture sensible thinking and smart, efficient decisions?

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Temaer: projection, digital projection, business advantage, displays, collaboration, multi-display, desicion-making, efficiency

Why Darth Vader never chose a lamp saber

By David Aleksandersen 25. January 2018

Laser projection is here to stay. The technology chosen by Darth Vader as his illumination/weapon source is the preferred choice for today´s projector manufacturers. But why laser? What are the benefits? And where does it fit in the history of projection?

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Temaer: projection, laser, phosphor, UHP lamps, slide projector, digital projection, financial benefits, LED, hybrid, Metal halid lamps, lamps, light sources, illumination, movie projectors, cinema projectors, CRT projectors, ARC lamps

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