LLUM BCN Festival – 3D Mapping by Onionlab

Onionlab’s spectacular 3D stereoscopic mapping stood out at Barcelona’s last edition of the ‘LLUM BCN’ festival in 2016.

With LLUM BCN, Barcelona celebrated from February 11 to February 14, 2016 its winter ‘Fiesta Mayor’ in honor of Santa Eulàlia. LLUM BCN is a festival that brings together light and tradition. During this time, different sites around Barcelona were illuminated by spectacular light installations at nightfall.

‘Axioma’, a mind blowing 3D stereoscopic mapping created by the young multidisciplinary studio Onionlab was considered as a special highlight of the entire program. Everybody who came to Plaça del Rei from Friday to Sunday was completely dazzled by the virtual transformations of colors and shapes. The audience had to wear special colored glasses to enjoy all the numerous animations. ‘Axioma’ was Onionlab’s first commissioned project for the Barcelona town hall. They enjoyed total freedom during the entire creation process. Their animation can be described as a three dimensional illusion, which has been created from countless 2D images, a technique with which Onionlab has already flirted in previous works such as ‘Diplopía’. ‘Axioma’, their recend work for LLUM BCN is an interpretation of geometry, focusing on the study of the properties of geometrical figures such as points, straight lines, planes, curves, polygons, etc.

Check out the images below and don’t forget to watch the video at the end of the article. For additional information about studio Onionlab, feel free and have a look at their website. The video is also featured in our YouTube channel.

'Axioma' is a spectacular 3D stereoscopic mapping created by the multidisciplinary studio Onionlab.
‘Axioma’ is a spectacular 3D stereoscopic mapping created by the multidisciplinary studio Onionlab.
The mapping has been shown at LLUM BCN, a festival in which light and tradition come together.
The mapping has been shown at LLUM BCN, a festival in which light and tradition come together.
Different sites of Barcelona were flooded with light installations at nightfall.
Different sites of Barcelona were flooded with light installations at nightfall.
Onionlab's mind blowing 3D stereoscopic mapping Plaça del Rei stood out and dazzled everybody.
Onionlab’s mind blowing 3D stereoscopic mapping Plaça del Rei stood out and dazzled everybody.
This amazing 3D animation was Onionlab's first commission from Barcelona Town Hall.
This amazing 3D animation was Onionlab’s first commission from Barcelona Town Hall.
The young studio had total freedom during the entire creation process.
The young studio had total freedom during the entire creation process.
People had to wear special colored glasses to watch the 3D animations.
People had to wear special colored glasses to watch the 3D animations.

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