Project Description

Through the Roof

Through the Roof is part of the Celestial Celebration: Music, Art, and Technology collaboration with the Richardson Symphony Orchestra and the Chuck Eisemann Center. Through the Roof uses lasers and lighting instruments to present a visualization of the moon and hundreds of other objects as they orbit above us. The installation uses a Rosco Gobo “Celestial 1618”, a HighEnd Systems Solaspot Pro 2000 robotic light fixture, aLaser projector, and Gpredict (real-time satellite tracking and orbit prediction application.)

Students: Anthony Inga

Faculty and Staff: Dale MacDonald (project lead), Eva Jacobus

More Info > The Celestial Celebrations: Music, Art, and Technology collaboration commemorates the 50th anniversaries of the Apollo Moon Landing and the founding of the University of Texas at Dallas. The event was a collaboration between ATEC, the Richardon Symphony Orchestra, The Eisemann Center, and the Advanced Visualization Lab at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. It featured interactive installations and visual music to accompany a performance.

To learn more about Celestial Celebrations: Music, Art, and Technology read Theater Jones review, “The Richardson Symphony partnered with University of Texas at Dallas for a far-out concert.”

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