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Philadelphia-based curator, video director, and new media artist Sean Stoops was awarded a $20,000 Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia grant to "support an innovative form of 3D storytelling by creating a series of outdoor video art events screened on local buildings." This week Philadelphia online magazine Flying Kite reported on Stoops' project, noting that the 3D murals will "enliven vacant spaces."
Flying Kite writes: "Artist and curator Sean Stoops thinks outside the box. His latest project, funded by a prestigious Knight Arts Challenge grant, will reimagine local buildings in dramatic fashion. Dubbed "Animated Architecture: 3D Video Mapping Projections on Historic Philadelphia Sites," this series of public site-specific indoor and outdoor events will enliven underused spaces with light, sound and video. It will also bring Philadelphians out to explore their city in a fresh way..."
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