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‘Let’s Glow SF’: Push to bring people back to Downtown San Francisco using high-tech projection mapping

San Francisco (KGO)-Friday night countdowns in downtown San Francisco brought bright light and reasons for celebration.

NS Downtown San Francisco Community Benefits District The curtain has opened “Let’s make science fiction shine,“That first holiday projection mapping event.

This is billed as the largest projection mapping event in the United States

For 10 days, tech art will cover the façade of some downtown buildings. The five-minute exhibition aims to boost business in the city.

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“We want people to fly, drive or use public transport to San Francisco,” Lobby Silver, executive director of downtown science fiction, told ABC7 News. “Book a night in your hotel room just for this kind of event.”

The goal is to revitalize the region, free people and get people to spend money.

Mayor London Breed told the crowd, San Francisco is defined by many Viral video depicting crime-acquisition of mob stores, serious shoplifting, etc...

“People tried to define us based on many videos that didn’t show the best of San Francisco and what we had to offer,” she said. “Together, to introduce this incredible show of light, by setting our own story and defining who we are as a city, I It has something to do with our resilience. “

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“I hope everything is improved,” one spectator told ABC7 News.

Regarding safety, Mr. Silver said, “We are all a little emotional. We want to go out and do safe and healthy activities. This is an innovative first step. I think. “

Eighteen laser projectors are distributed in four separate locations in the city’s financial district.

  • One Bush Plaza
  • 345 Montgomery St.
  • 301 Pine Street Pacific Stock Exchange
  • Hyatt Regency at 5 Emba Cadero Center

“Come from an era where we all think we can be inspired and use a little beauty in our lives, that’s what we want people to experience. I think.” A3 visual Chief Technology Officer Sean Mason said.

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A3 Visual is the production company behind the elaborate projector mapping. He described it as one of the largest forms of art in existence.

“Check in to restaurants and bars to see what your sales are like, which happens every night from 5:30 pm to 10 pm, so we measure success, says Silver. “

“It’s time to make San Francisco shine,” Mayor Breed told visitors. “And tonight we will shine.”

Event It will run until December 12th.

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