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Björk's Cornucopia at The Shed

5@5: Augmented Reality, Theatricality & Problem Solutions on Concert Stages

This week's industry news includes Marco Borsato's concert with AR, Björk's move into theatricality, FOH engineer Alex Hug problem solutions for Marc Cohn, and more.

The 5@5 is released every Thursday at 5pm EST as a round-up of the week's top entertainment design and technology items, so you can stay up to date on industry news.

Marco Borsato Brings Augmented Reality to the Stage at De Kuip

On June 5, Dutch singer Marco Borsato performed in front of a crowd of 250,000 at Stadion Feijenoord or De Kuip in Rotterdam, Netherlands, backed by an imposing display of lights and augmented reality video images on an 85m x 15m canvas.

Cornucopia: Björk's Move Into Theatricality

The outlandish and incredibly talented Björk set up shop for a month at The Shed in NYC to premiere her newest, and first, theatrical endeavor, Cornucopia, featuring lighting design by Bruno Poet, video content by Tobias Gremmler, and set design by Chiara Stephenson.

Squeek Lights and Elation DARTZ™ for Chon Summer Tour

This summer, Squeek Lights supplied and serviced several acts, including an outing by rock instrumentalists Chon, who toured with a lighting rig of Elation DARTZ 360™ LED moving heads and SixBar 1000™ LED battens.

The Curious Incident at The Ohio State University: Part Two, Lighting Design

Professional lighting designer Mary Tarantino discusses how digital light and physical light were woven together for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at The Ohio State University.

Problem Solvers: Tour Sound for Marc Cohn and the Blind Boys of Alabama

On tour with Marc Cohn and the Blind Boys of Alabama, FOH engineer Alex Hug and the group have chosen their sound gear wisely.

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