Curtain Call at Roundhouse

Curtain Call – a new way to see art, powered by Barco's RLM-W8 projectors

"Let's do something round and big," said the Israeli artist/architect Ron Arad when the director of London's Roundhouse art venue asked to create an installation for the venue's birthday. "Maybe a curtain as tall and as wide as possible?"

It took the ingenuity of a smart design team, the technical expertise of Blitz Communications and 12 Barco RLM-W8 projectors to bring Arad's design idea to life. The result is Curtain Call - a giant suspended, circular installation made up of 5,600 silicon rods, used as a canvas for films, live performance and audience interaction.

“Playful, original and brilliant,” titled the Observer. “A new way to see art,” said the BBC. And the audience? They loved it!

About this project

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Date 31 August 2011
Location London, United Kingdom
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