Each October at nightfall, Berlin turns into a spectacle of light. The festival association "Berlin Leuchtet" appointed ACNE to illuminate one of the most iconic buildings in the heart of Berlin: The Concert Hall on the Gendarmenmarkt Square.
CONCEPT X DESIGN
The idea was to visualise the music of the concert hall by creating a non-traditional experience of classical music. Inspired by the simplicity and the ideal proportions of the neoclassical style, we composed an audio-visual 3D projection consisting of minimal and graphical elements, enhancing the geometries of the facades.
Based on the 3D scan of the architecture we created three different visualisations using MIDI technology and VVVV software. We projected the animations with a combined 130.000 lumens in real time onto the facades of the Concert Hall and the flanking cathedrals.
FACTS & FIGURES
3 Classical Music Visualisations
3 Illuminated Buildings
30 Minutes of Entertainment
2 Million Festival Visitors
A Multitude of Pictures and Films across Social Media
Creative Direction x Realization: Acne
Music: "Weird Little Piano Piece" by Steven o'Brian, "Skala" by Dimitris Palaiogiannis, "Harp" by Maistri
Projektors: Gahrens x Battermann (3 x Barco HD30, 2 x Barco FLM 20)
Server Technology: Intolight
Curator: Berlin Leuchtet e.v.