By Cory Doctorow at 10:35 pm Mon, Apr 27, 2009
Rhett sez, "This is what happens when you point 7 HD projectors on a building for advertising. Make the real world look like a video game."
The old mint in downtown SF painted by 7 perfectly mapped HD projectors.
first i thought it was cool. then i saw the logo. then i realized my friends did this. fuk yeah! go obscura!
Love the projection x 3d mapping.
The balls bouncing off the windows look insane.
Here’s more of that type of stuff, if you’re into it:
The new Mint is mostly used for exterior shots for prison porn movies.
It looks awesome on video. Unfortunately, when you’re there, there’s usually a lot of ambient light completely drowning out the projectors.
So unless this is being done in a sufficiently dark area, the effect is totally lost.
Still, the video’s are amazing and I admire the creativity!
Finest acid trip visuals ever.
Some of the sections are very reminiscent of the work of artist Pablo Valbuena:
crossreference: The band Tipsy and Obscura Digital. For real!
When will someone finally harness this technology to make it appear that giant monsters are destroying a city?
this shud b dun moar oftin, as part of urban renewal projetcts at very low cost.
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