Font del Solstici
Light, water and sound show commissioned by the Barcelona council for the 2015 christmas holidays.
The project involved controlling a DMX water fountain, which was able to perform pressure changes on water pumps, movement of motors and RGB lighting for each water jet.
In order to create a show, we developed a specifical software tool based on low frequency oscillators which could be applied to the different control parameters. This development allowed us to create algorithmic water behaviors which could be saved as presets.
Those presets could be sequenced using a MIDI sequencer, making it sure there was a very precise synchronization between the specially composed audio track and the water and lighting sequences
Because we needed to create the whole show previously at the studio, we built a simulation system using Unity3D which mimics the behavior of the fountains
The show leitmotiv is the idea of the winter solstice as a rebirth of nature. We created scenes which presented a contrast between coldness and warmth, death and life, stillnes and movement, to represent this idea. We composed an audio soundtrack which also represented this ideas, collaborating with Adrià Bauzó, a jazz flute and clarinet player.