Ava Animation worked on their first permanent installation in 2016. “It was a $1 million USD project funded by the federal government in Mexico,” says Lopez. The team specified six projectors and two media servers. Since it was a complex, asymmetrical building, the team spent three to four months planning and building the structures. “The initial projection was inspired by Mexican folklore to make different parts of Mexico stand out. We did research on the most memorable things in Mexico such as a certain kind of embroidery, pottery, or handcraft that people would instantly recognize and connect with. We wanted the audience to see a part of themselves.”
Thinking Differently with Emma Lopez, Creative Director, Ava Animation and Visual Arts Inc.
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