Expanding Circles at the 2013 Global Citizen Concert
Expanding Circles by Christine Sciulli
Please go to vimeo.com/75679226 for video footage of this installation. This still shot is documentation of projection installation, Expanding Circles, at the Global CItizen Concert 2013. Thank you to Michael Trainer and Hugh Evans at Global Poverty Project for their unbelievable vision to end extreme poverty and for giving me a visual voice at the festival to help their effort. Thanks to Steve Cohen, Pablo Molina and the video crew for their tireless efforts. A huge shout out to Sigur Ros and their managers at We Are Big Dipper, and Beggars XL for allowing me to use Hafsól from Hvarf/Heim during the installation (not audible on this clip). All my gratitude to Cotton On Foundation for their commitment of 40 million dollars for education initiatives in Uganda and underwriting the cost of Expanding Circles. Concept: The power of One. Many Ones. Inspiration is Contagious. It begins with you. Be part of the movement to end extreme poverty.
Visual Concept: Rippling influence from a single voice (circle) expands outward until the audience is networked through overlapping, engaged circles which then reach out into a global call to action to help end extreme poverty.
Shot by the extraordinary video operator from a scissor lift where the projectors were located, this video shows a segment of Expanding Circles projected onto 2500 people in the 60,000 person audience. Projection mapping by Pablo Molina. (12) 25K Chrystie projectors with 2-2.8 lenses from atop 4 scissor lifts. D3 mapping software to cover a 300' x 125' area of NYC's Central Park Great Lawn.
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