I did a brief post back in March 2011 about the Lumarca, a project by Matt Parker, Albert Hwang and Elliot Woods. However, I’d be remiss if I didn’t do a follow-up featuring this gorgeous short film about the project by Jason Scott. I’d be further remiss if I didn’t tell you that, if you’re in NYC, you can go see the Lumarca in person this week at Eyebeam.
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