World’s Largest Permanent Projection Mapping

Chicago is getting a permanent projection mapping installation. 4 artists curating and creating content for this building. 

This permanent public installation launched on September 29th 2018

Chicago has a legacy of art and culture. The installation will add to it’s public art culture. 

This one of a kind digital projection mapping installation covering over 2.5 acres of theMart’s river facade. Using 34 projectors to cover the facade!

It will play for 10 months, 5 days a week, 2 hours daily with 4 renowned visual artist. 

The companies behind this architecture display include Chicago architecture firm Valerio Dewalt Train Associates in collaboration with the San Francisco-based Obscura Digital,  known for their large-scale projections on the Guggenheim Museum, Sydney Opera House, and the Vatican.

For more information you can visit Art on theMart

VUO Node based interactive content (no coding)

VUO Node based interactive content.

If you are a VJ, video editor, motion graphic artist or simply someone interested in creating generative visuals VUO is an essential tool to have in your arsenal.

An example of what you can do with VUO

VUO is a node based tool that allows you to create complex graphics, generative animations and interactive content without any programming knowledge. 

Even if you have no programming knowledge you can use VUO to create high quality interactive applications. 

Inbuilt nodes allow you to connect external devices like Leap Motion, Arduino, Kinect, Midi, OSC signals and more.

You don’t need to re-invent the wheel with VUO. All you need is lots of coffee and some creativity to start generating content. 

It’s possible to create live performances and permanent installations. Natively supports VDMX and CoGe, but you can also connect your VUO compositions to your favourite VJ app using Syphon. 

If you find VUO interesting and would like to learn more, leave a comment on this post. I will write up an article that explains how you can use it in your performances. 

VUO is not a free tool you can buy it for $49 or go pro for $149, while you can download a trial version and try it before you buy it. VUO is for Mac only.

If creating generative art and interactive content is what need, try TouchDesigner a little more complicated that VUO but a whole lot more powerful + TouchDesigner is Free.