One of the most talked-about features of Britain’s Glastonbury festival was Arcadia Spectacular’s famous spider structure – an animated machine-like construction that came to life above the heads thousands of dancers. Over the years, it became bigger and more impressive. But in show business, you cannot stand still.
The UDX-4K32 gave the right amount of light to showcase the animations and new structure to 50,000 people each night.
One of the big challenges in 2019 was the projection onto the dome. This obviously required very precise performance for the projection. Technical production specialist CPL continued its working relationship with Arcadia by supplying 6 x Barco UDX-4K32 projectors with fibre optic signal and control infrastructure for 360-degree projections that were integral to the show. They provided all the brightness and sharpness required – plus the ruggedness and flexibility to work in a highly-charged outdoor music festival environment.