When San Antonio's Tobin Center for the Performing Arts opens in September, its H-E-B Performance Hall and Alvarez Family Studio Theater will boast Robert Juliat Cyrano and Buxie followspots, respectively.
Christie’s coffee-table style manuscript, The Book of Transformations, celebrates how artists and technicians are using Christie’s award-winning projectors and complementary enabling technologies to visually reimagine familiar structures and iconic landmarks.
Jeff Siegel, the venue’s technical director and systems integrator for Barbizon, and Rob Owens, production manager and sound designer, took us on a tour of the lighting, sound, and technical systems of The Space.
When The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, reopened recently after a two-year renovation, it made extensive use of audio-visual and interactive techniques that take visitors on what's been called "a multidimensional journey across the Olympic Universe." Electrosonic designed the AV system, which is simple for visitors to use and offers maximum flexibility for the museum, under subcontract with media producer Centre Screen Productions of Manchester, England. Electrosonic handled the system engineering and integration under a separate subcontract with Paragon Creative of York, England.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has opened in the footprints of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. Electrosonic provided the audio-visual systems for the museum, which is primarily located about 70-feet (21-meters) below ground and offers a unique and moving visitor experience.
Following a $27.5 million renovation, the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis held its grand reopening on April 5, nearly 50 years after the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act. Although the museum has retained the iconic Montgomery Bus, sit-in lunch counter and Memphis sanitation truck, the renovation features new spaces, films and interactive audio and video exhibits with AV design, installation and programming by Electrosonic.
In the lead up to the 700th anniversary of Scotland's Battle of Bannockburn, a new visitor centre at the historic site in Stirling has become the first in the world to use fight choreography and motion capture techniques to immerse visitors in a realistic 3D medieval battle. The complex projection system was designed by Electrosonic's Design Consulting team and engineered and installed by Electrosonic's Edinburgh office under sub-contract to lead design consultancy Bright White Ltd.
Announcing the winners of the Excellence In Live Design Awards, chosen by our readers in Architainment, Concerts, Corporate Events, Live For Broadcast, Theatre Production, Venues (Club or Lounge), and Venues (Theatre or Performance)....More