Coachella: The details of Poetic Kinetics' "Overview Effect"
<div>Since his last visit to Coachella in 2014, the astronaut has been to many intergalactic festivals, including Jupiter Jam and Lasers in a Black Hole (a nod to the very real Lightning in a Bottle).</div><div><br></div><div>"Overview Effect" wore different wristbands on different days. </div>
<div>"Overview Effect's nametag is made up of three LED TVs. They stretch 18 inches by 8 feet. </div><div><br></div><div>Even if you're at home, anyone can take a close-up of their face, post it to Instagram or Facebook with a name they want to be on the name tag with the hashtag #PKmission19 for a chance to be featured in the piece. </div><div><br></div><div><br></div>
<div>On the final day of the first weekend, "Overview Effect" sported an all access VIP pass.</div><div><br></div><div>In a nod to Coachella, it used the festival's distinctive logo font. </div><div><br></div><div><br></div>
<div>The Poetic Kinetics team created five visors to switch out on the piece during the festival. "Overview Effect" had a colorful fringe look on Sunday, April 14. </div><div><br></div><div>At night, the piece comes alive with two projectors displaying images onto the visor. </div><div><br></div><div><a href="https://www.pe.com/2019/04/12/coachellas-astronaut-has-returned-go-behind-the-scenes-with-how-poetic-kinetics-brought-it-back/">Read more about how people can interact with the piece</a>.</div>
<div>"Overview Effect" has large boots that the gender-neutral astronaut has used to dance across galaxies. </div><div><br></div><div>The astronaut has picked up some space dust during its travels. One of the rocks on its boots can be removed for a surprise inside. </div><div><br></div><div>Here, "Overview Effect" has also stomped on one of the hippos from <a href="https://www.pe.com/2019/04/13/coachella-2019-the-coachella-hippos-are-back-at-the-festival-and-this-time-theyre-headed-to-space/">Dedo Vabo's “H.i.P.O. – Hazardus Interstellar Perfessional Operations.” </a></div> s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com
<div>“Overview Effect" is 36 feet tall, 57 feet long and 40 feet wide.</div><div><br></div><div>The astronaut is covered in more than 500 yards of fabric in nine colors.</div><div><br></div><div>To bring “Overview Effect” to life, it took 12 full-time crew members and an additional 10 members on the audio/visual and fabrics teams. </div><div><br></div><div><a href="https://www.pe.com/2019/04/12/coachellas-astronaut-has-returned-go-behind-the-scenes-with-how-poetic-kinetics-brought-it-back/">Read more about the art piece</a>.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div>
<div>Photographer Watchara Phomicinda and reporter Vanessa Franko went behind the scenes to see how Poetic Kinetics made "Overview Effect."</div><div><br></div><div><a href="https://www.pe.com/2019/04/12/coachellas-astronaut-has-returned-go-behind-the-scenes-with-how-poetic-kinetics-brought-it-back/">See the astronaut being built and read about the story behind the art piece's return to Coachella</a>. </div><div><br></div><div>Visit <a href="https://www.pe.com/tag/coachella-valley-music-and-arts-festival/">PE.com for complete coverage of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival</a>. </div> www.thinglink.com Login - ThingLink