Online PLANEMO, Galernaya 20
PLANEMO "What?" or a bold choice of a technical solution for the debut
About the artist Planemo, performing in a hood and mask and, appealing to Sartre and Tsoi, uttering caustic recitatives on social topics, nothing is known. This, in fact, is part of the concept of the project, which promises to combine its music with “various types of contemporary performative art – from short films to video installations and graffiti.” It is also known that Planemo is a resident of the St. Petersburg association Galernaya 20, which has turned from a recording studio into a creative hub and label
WORKING ON A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT - ONLY IN A WEEK?
Due to the fact that we had only two weeks to prepare the project, we decided to use ready-made virtual scenes, rework them for the concept, work on lighting and animations, make scenes more realistic in terms of textures and dynamic lighting. In the process, this was supposed to enhance the effect of “breaking” the fourth wall between the audience of the concert and the artist
The first PLANEMO performance was held live and in virtual scenery created using augmented reality technology
We immediately realized that the live broadcast of the concert from a virtual setup installed from LED screens is exactly what we need for Planemo. Since it ideally fit into the concept of the artist, in whose work the theme of the illusory nature of our world is a red thread. For two weeks, the virtual scenes were being prepared, and at the appointed hour we put the concert on air. No editing. All in one take. Everything worked out the first time, it only took a couple of rehearsals for the artist and a technical shift for the operators a day before the broadcast