[dorkbotdc-blabber] Outside projection

Lorne Covington lists at mediadog.com
Tue Jan 31 16:17:03 EST 2012

Protecting from the elements is not hard (I know people who do 
projections at Burning Man), but protecting from hooligans is more of a 
challenge.  Easiest solution is to put it out of reach; either up some 
place that requires a ladder to access, or from an area with controlled 
access (out an office window, etc.).  The latter would make servicing 
easier since projector bulbs are not terribly long-lived, and if you're 
in an urban location you'll probably need a bright one.

What will you be projecting?

Good luck!

- Lorne

P.S. - Here's some I did outside in DC last December, but it was just 
for one night: http://vimeo.com/33809250

On 1/31/2012 3:33 PM, M@ wrote:
> I'm thinking about the logistics of doing an ongoing outdoors video
> installation and the one that I keep coming back to is securing the
> darn thing (from elements as well as hooligans).
> Suppose I'm projecting on a building and the input to the projector
> will likely be a dvd player or netbook.
> Anyone have any suggestions?
> Matt

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