On the occasion of the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the show where music merges, painting and video projection, Animation, getting back on stage. This time George School Herriot is the building chosen for this production by The Projection Studio with Panasonic technology.

AniMotion Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015

Animotion has returned to be staged from 26 to 29 August, as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015. This is a show, a collaboration between the artist Maria Rud and Ross Ashton, Company The Projection StudioIn which art, music, architecture and technology merges.

January was staged in the cathedral St. Giles Edinburgh and he has now returned to illuminate the School of George Herriot (George Herriot's School) to offer an experience where painting and video projection are the protagonists.

AniMotion Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015The power of painting created in real time and projected onto an architectural building accompanied by live music performed is a collaboration between artist Ross Ashton projection, the virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie Dame Cathedral and the visual artist and painter Maria Rud.

The location of this magical outdoor experience is the schoolyard of George Herriot. Art high impact is projected onto the side wall of the chapel of the seventeenth century that becomes part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, famous for showcasing new, innovative and challenging works.

Ross has created a videomapping projecting on the side of the hood, a detailed canvas, which include all the architectural features and nuances, and where Maria Rud performs live paintings.

Captured images are introduced into the Millumin a gifted VJs software that helps to make the works of Rud look in greater detail without losing colored laptop.

AniMotion Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015

The contents are fed through two projectors Panasonic PT-DZ21K and are displayed in an area of ​​25 meters wide by 18 high. The projectors were supplied by Alastair Young of War Productions Edinburgh, cameras are Ian White and Progressive Broadcast and sound system of d & b sound has been provided Warehouse Sound.

The projector Panasonic PT-DZ21K offers up to 20,000 lumens of brightness and can display images and video on surfaces ranging from 70 to 600 inches with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. Moreover, thanks to its geometrical fit algorithm is possible to realize both smooth surfaces projections and irregulars. An ideal place for events like Animotion team.

AniMotion Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015

Rud initially experimented with a number of ideas and established that the shapes and colors worked better with the dynamics of the construction. Thus, he created eight works painted improvised and different for each show.

For this occasion Dame Evelyn performs pieces of modern classics like 'Michi' Keiko Abe and 'Prim' of Askell Masson. Music, rhythmic style and paint strokes find their own distinctive harmony while impact on the emotional state of the public.


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By • 27 Aug, 2015
• Section: Audio, Study cases, OUTSTANDING, Display, Events, Production, Projection