Amazing Installation Tech-Art from Klip Collective #ArtTuesday
Klip Collective uses projection, construction, and both natural and built environments to make immersive art installations around the world. Here’s more from JUXTAPOZ:
I eventually grew bored with photo and video and started experimenting with video sculpture and live video performance. This led to heavy usage of projectors and once again, I grew bored with the flat rectangle of video so I started experimenting with projecting onto space instead of a rectangle within them. At some point in the late 90s, I developed an odd and janky way to draw mattes onto the spaces through the projection, which would then become what I would call a video map to use in the design of the visuals. And projection mapping was born! I have seven patents on the process (more bragging rights than anything since we’ve never enforced them). This became my baby and I still love the process to this day. It was also born out of necessity. I wanted to use multiple feeds of video on multiple surfaces throughout a space, but couldn’t afford all the projectors. It’s a very efficient process! Anyway, nowadays I use it in all kinds of ways from simple 2D stuff that I do for small pieces to very complex produced projects with teams developing the pieces that are 3D and generative, interactive, you name it. I even started utilizing this approach to lighting design (LED pixel mapping) and a few years ago we figured out how to leverage my video library and mixing skills onto actual programming-led lighting fixtures. It’s wild and always challenging. I don’t get bored anymore!
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