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Robe is delighted to be involved as a supporter of the 2019 Prague Quadrennial which is being artistically directed by scenic lighting and costume designer Markéta Fantová and runs 6th – 16th June at the Vystaviste Praha (Prague Exhibition Grounds) and locations in and around Prague, the Czech Republic’s beautiful and vibrant capital city.
At the beginning of May, a two-year project came to be realised for inspirational Guildford School of Acting lighting tutor Michelle (Mig) Burgess when her unique design installation Blackout was revealed to the industry. Harnessing the collective powers of light, sound and video in the hope of affecting genuine changes in an approach to mental health, Mig set about on her quest over two years ago.
The Shed’s executive team joined elected officials and artists to celebrate the opening of New York’s new arts center during a dedication ceremony just days before the space opened to the public on April 5. Located on West 30th Street between 10th and 11th Avenue, The Shed is commissioning and presenting new work from artists working in all genres, including Steve McQueen, Steve Reich, Trisha Donnelly, Anne Carson, Ben Whishaw, Renée Fleming and Björk, among others.
For this time around the sun we designed and built a 4k mobile unit. This was a very important maiden voyage and our team rose to the occasion. Until now, this show had been produced in a full broadcast truck. Being able to keep quality the same but using the tools that best fit the job was important to us.
El Lugar de Su Presencia (The Place of His Presence) is a neo-charismatic Christian denominational church in Bogota, Colombia, currently headquartered on two sites in the Castellana district of the buzzing capital city. These two venues are on opposite sides of the same road. The first arena was built in 2005 with a capacity of 3000, and in 2017 the new building was constructed to contain an overflow congregation of up to 1500 people.
One of the Hong Kong Science Museum’s latest exhibitions - a complex projection interpretation of the Landscape Map of the Silk Road - made good use of AV Stumpfl’s PIXERA two media servers to achieve the flexibility and power necessary for such a demanding project. The install was designed, supplied and system integrated by Cosmo Pro AV, and ran from 7 December 2018 and until 20 February 2019.
The Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra is the National Orchestra of Sweden. Each year, about 100 concerts are held in the Gothenburg Concert Hall at Götaplatsen. The Orchestra has the goal of becoming one of the foremost orchestras in the world by 2020.The Orchestra’s television channel GSOplay broadcasts concerts live and on demand in Full HD. The channel’s goal is to offer classical music enthusiasts around the world the opportunity to experience the world of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Through an extensive series of interviews and behind the scenes material, GSOplay’s audience has the opportunity to get to know conductors, soloists, and the orchestra in a unique and intimate way.
Robe is very proud to be the main sponsor of “Blackout” - a direct, uncompromising and fully visceral immersive visual and sonic installation created by Guildford School of Acting (GSA) lighting tutor Mig Burgess … to raise awareness of mental illness.Blackout will be staged in the Bellairs Theatre at the University of Surrey, UK, and refers specifically to bipolar II disorder. The work is designed to offer a snapshot of what it’s like to experience the highs and crushing lows of bipolar II, what Mig describes as being “like the lights going out in your head”.
London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall has completed the biggest improvement to sound in its auditorium since the installation of the iconic acoustic ‘mushrooms’ 50 years ago. Costing over £2 million, the project took 693 days of labour, 15,291m of cable, and 465 individual speakers, in the world’s largest loudspeaker install in a single room.
For 40 years, the Caves du Manoir in Martigny, Valais (Switzerland) have been used for cultural events of all kinds. Different crews, collaborators and teams have been part of the journey through its musical history and the unique authenticity and the inherent spirit of the venue has become an unspoken heritage.
Qatar’s remarkable new National Museum launched in spectacular style at the end of March, offering visitors an immersive and experiential journey through the country’s rich history, current identity and aspirations for the future. Much of its 430,000 sq.ft. of indoor space is made up of cinematic display zones, onto which specially-created film content is projected.
In recent years, more and more UGC has found its way into news programming, and for good reason. Multiple good reasons, in fact. And the growth in UGC we’ve seen thus far is nothing. According to a new Sony and IHS Markit report, the number of citizen journalists out there will increase by 145% each year to 2025, when UGC will account for just under 20% of all online content – rising from just under 10% this year. So, we now have two questions to address: should news organisations take advantage of the ever-growing mountain of UGC out there, and how?
The world-renowned Fête des Lumières in Lyon is an event not to be missed in the vibrant French city’s calendar in early December. The reference name in light festivals, all eyes are on the innovative programme of spectaculars and those who are behind the unforgettable displays of truly unique artistry.
For the control room that serves its Grand Théâtre hall, Opéra National de Bordeaux (France) has selected a 24-fader Lawo mc²36 audio mixing console, which was installed in late August 2018. After extensive tests involving consoles from six manufacturers, the mc²36 was selected for its superior sound quality, competitive pricing and a compact footprint that fits snugly in the Grand Théâtre’s control room.
In Zaryadye Park in Moscow, within sight of Red Square and the Kremlin, an extensive installation with audio technology from the Berlin manufacturer Stage Tec has been put into operation. This park is an unusual interplay of nature and architecture.