Projection mapping artworks

Projection mapping is a 3D video projection technique using light and colors to project virtual images on irregular shapes and non-flat surfaces like industrial sites, public buildings, and city landmarks… Everything is a blank canvas.

With projection mapping you can make anything completely change color, texture and shape.

On the streets or inside, for big or small projects, permanent setups or temporary events….


Projection mapping is a visual feast, a new kind of fireworks, an extraordinary form of entertainment with an enormous wow factor.

It gives you the unique opportunity to attract and immerse large crowds with captivating shows and inspiring spectacles – even from a distance (which is not unimportant in times of social distancing and gathering restrictions).


Projection mapping, similar to video mapping and spatial augmented reality, is a projection technique used to turn objects, often irregularly shaped, into display surfaces for video projection.


The objects may be complex industrial landscapes, such as buildings, small indoor objects, or theatrical stages.

Using specialized software, a two- or three-dimensional object is spatially mapped on the virtual program which mimics the real environment it is to be projected on.


The software can then interact with a projector to fit any desired image onto the surface of that object.

The technique is used by artists and advertisers who can add extra dimensions, optical illusions, and notions of movement onto previously static objects.


The video is commonly combined with or triggered by audio to create an audiovisual narrative. In recent years the technique has also been widely used in the context of cultural heritage, as it has proved to be an excellent edutainment tool.


Text Source: Projection mapping / barco
Projection mapping / wikipedia

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vvvv beta Tutorial | Real-time Pointcloud / Youtube / Takuma Nakata

Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall illuminates with dream-like visuals / Youtube / Dezeen

WDCH Dreams Created by Refik Anadol / Youtube/ Accton

WDCH Dreams: Relive the Full Epic Performance in HD! / Youtube / LA Phil

SACO Burj Khalifa Behind The Scenes Full / Youtube / SACO

Burj Khalifa LED show | Kia / Youtube / Kia UK

Samsung S9 Launch on Burj Khalifa – Dubai, UAE / Youtube/ Briimstick USA

Interconnection – Visionary Projection Mapping, Winner of iMapp 2016, 4K / Youtube / Limelight

‘Axioma’ – 3D projection mapping at LLUM BCN Festival 2016 in Barcelona. / Youtube / WE AND THE COLOR

Parallel Universes – Projection Mapping on Bolshoi Theatre by Maxin10sity / Youtube /Maxin10sity

3D Projection Mapping by – Church / Youtube / MediaCraft – 3D Mapping Projection Video

What If, White Night Melbourne, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 2018, Full Artwork / Youtube / Limelight

3D Projection Mapping – Afterlight – ‘Gridular 3.0’ – Glow 2012 / Youtube / Afterlight

Amazing 3D projection mapped on building / Youtube / The Telegraph

Embryogenesis, 3D Projection Mapping on Intricate Wood Art / Youtube / Limelight

National Arts Centre’s Media Facade | La Façade multimédia du Centre National des Arts / Vimeo / Moment Factory

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