Colored City

Submitted by Riki K LLC

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Client: Citélum EDF Group

Location: Washington, DC, United States

Completion date: 2015

Artwork budget: $29,000

Project Team

Artist

Riki K.

Riki K LLC

Client

Citélum EDF Group

Client

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

Industry Resource

CPR Multimedia Solutions

Overview

Citélum EDF Group sponsored a large scale outdoor projection mapping setting for Arts All Night organized by D.C. Commission for Arts and Humanities. Riki was one of the two artist recruited to provide multimedia content to color the facade of Carnegie Library located in Washington D.C.

Goals

By turning the facade of Carnegie Library into a huge canvas, Citélum wanted to to bring bright colored art to the nation's capitol for a night.

Process

CPR MultiMedia Solutions was hired to provide the projection and sound setup, Citélum managed the event. Riki worked with the project manager to come up with a colorful concept that will capture the audience on foot. Riki collaborated with a composer to design and program a nature inspired whimsical content to disrupt the everyday view of the surrounding.