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Behind the Scenes of “Box”– Mixing Design, Storytelling and Technology


That mesmerizing installation of light and illusion using 3D projection mapping and robots, Box, that I shared with you last week, left me a bit unsettled.


Because, as I watched, I kept asking myself in my mind, "HOW DID THEY DO THAT?" instead of sitting back and enjoying it. (I've been often accused of being too curious, but I think that suits the scientist in me just fine. )

Here is the Box performance as a reminder.

And, as if they knew people like me exist, they created a "Behind the Scenes" follow-up with plenty of explanation.

"A behind the scenes look at Box, Bot & Dolly's wildly popular latest live performance film which documents a first-ever live synchronized performance using 3D projection mapping, robots, and actors.

In this exclusive documentary, The Creators Project provides a detailed exploration of the technical and creative processes behind Box."

Definitely looking forward to more from Bot and Dolly!

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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