The most impressive public display projects

I have always been interested and fascinated by projections and screens in public space. Not the usual tv in a metro which shows news but visual elements that change the environment and use them as integral part. Back in 2007 I wrote about my friend Frederic Eyl who invented the “parasite”, which can be placed at the outside of a metro wagon and projects on the outside wall so travelers see the visuals from the inside.

In 2001 I was witness to one of the most impressive projects, a whole house as a screen, using single windows with lamps behind as digits! Blinkenlights took place the first time in Berlin at Alexanderplatz, watch a video documentary:

Even more impressive was their work on the French national library in Paris one year later:

Nowadays projection artists and technology is advanced enough to project pictures on buildings which take the specific form into account. Here is project from Hamburg, from last week:

But my current favorite is the opera house in Sidney which folds in the end:

Always looking for more of this kind, do you have any links?

Super summer mix

This here flew in my inbox and I like it:

Cris Urban (DJ, Exploited Rec. assistant, designer,blogger) has got a new live mix (live recorded,no abelton set, no sync Button) called “Calamari”. Cris gives you a good summervibe, you will find artists like Doctor Dru, Flight Facilities, Robosonic, Rampa, Solomun, Zombie Disco Squad, David August, Kink & Deniz Kurtel.

He says: “Not only for listening in the office, your kitchen with friends or at the balcony… even for your way to the park or to the next open air. ” True.

Full playlist and more info on Cris’ blog.