However, the projects that Lopez and her husband enjoy the most are the ones that they do for children. Ava has collaborated with the Projection Mapping Association of Japan on five permanent installations across the country. “Each project wanted the same thing as in Mexico,” explains Lopez. “They wanted to show what was most important or most characteristic in the area and showcase it through projection and to draw people in.” One of her favorites is Yuri no Sato Park in Fukui, Japan. “The flower park has 10,000 different species of lilies, so we had to research different kinds of lilies and how best to portray them. It's fun because we test the projections with our own kids as an audience, so if they like them, we think it is going to be a success, and it was!”
Thinking Differently with Emma Lopez, Creative Director, Ava Animation and Visual Arts Inc.
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