March 18, 2005 7:22 AM   Subscribe

Illumination. Art of helicopters, nuclear powerplants, and powerful projectors.
posted by jba (8 comments total)
Dude, that's nothing short of amazing. Thanks.
posted by fungible at 7:29 AM on March 18, 2005

Wow, the projectors for that must have been ridiculously powerful (nuclear powerful?), or have I just forgotten how good the old drive-in movie park can be?
posted by furtive at 7:47 AM on March 18, 2005

Beautiful. How many projectors were used? It would be fun to watch a movie on the side of a helicopter or a tower.
posted by iconomy at 7:53 AM on March 18, 2005

I don't see any nukes !?
posted by drunk7daysaweek at 8:06 AM on March 18, 2005

All but the first picture in the set are of the Goesgen nuclear powerplant in Switzerland, drunk7daysaweek; see the Google-translated page about the plant.
posted by MrMoonPie at 8:21 AM on March 18, 2005

That is way fucking cool.
posted by Thoth at 8:21 AM on March 18, 2005

There was something similar done in DC at Christmas two or three years ago. A changing light show was projected onto the side of a building on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the White House. Not quite so spectacular as this, though. The projectors weren't terribly powerful; I was able to reach up and make shadow-puppet figures with my hands right in front of the projectors without getting burned (or even particularly warm). I made giant dinosaur heads that chased and pounced on passing pedestrians.
posted by MrMoonPie at 8:37 AM on March 18, 2005

The lumens, the lumens...
posted by Busithoth at 9:20 AM on March 18, 2005

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