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One of the featured installations at the Vivid Sydney art and music festival in Australia was an awe-inspiring combination of light projection, video mapping, and motion graphics. The presentation, by German design collective Urbanscreen, turned the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House into the backdrop of a gravity-defying dance routine and then made them appear to be made of material that flutters in the wind.
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Willie Jones is an associate editor at IEEE Spectrum. In addition to editing and planning daily coverage, he manages several of Spectrum's newsletters and contributes regularly to the monthly Big Picture section that appears in the print edition.