The Illuminasia Mapping Festival is the first ever international video mapping festival in Asia Pacific, to take place in Hong Kong in 2016. The Festival comprises 3 days international video mapping artists competitions, technical workshops and artistic exhibitions which are open to the public, as well as installations and exhibitions spanning 3 weeks. The events aim to create a unique creative platform for tourists, local public, creative industries and institutions alike and is likely to become a major annual event for the region.
In addition to providing stunning audio visual entertainment for all ages on a scale never before seen in Hong Kong, and highlighting iconic buildings in the city, Illuminasia aims to inspire creativity by bringing together the best of international talents in video mapping artistry. Events will include youth workshops and hands-on experiences for participants.
Hong Kong is known as the city of lights, with its iconic neon signage blinking throughout the night and day, against the backdrop of LED skyscrapers that form mountains in their own right. There is no better place to have the inaugural Illuminasia Mapping Festival, which challenges the best digital visual artists to create even more dazzling spectacles, if only temporarily.
Numero is a leading event management agency with a strong focus on seamless integration of new technologies. Known for its knack for transforming spaces through architectural design and large-scale video projections, Numero has taken the lead in promoting video arts by creating Asia's first mapping festival, Illuminasia, set to take place in Hong Kong in 2016.
Iconic buildings of Hong Kong will become the canvas for visual creations by the best international artists
Interactive installations making use of cutting edge technology will be open to the public
Exclusive events sponsored by fashion and automobile partners will use light and video to showcase products in a new way
Novices and enthusiasts can learn the techniques to make dreams come alive
Top VJs will collaborate with the city's best nightlife venues to transform the clubbing experience
Industry leaders will come together to discuss key issues in holding large scale events in Asia
We are now accepting applications from visual mapping artists globally. If your submission is accepted, you will receive a complimentary flight and accommodations in Hong Kong to perform your work on one of the city's iconic facades, with a chance of winning the grand prize of HK$60,000.Register Now
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