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2019 uncharted Artists

CONSTELLATION

by Sacramento Youth Symphony and Led Labs

UnchARTed brought the Sacramento Youth Symphony to collaborate with LED artist, Christopher Schardt of LED Labs. Together, they created a mesmerizing and immersive art experience at Arden Fair for the community and beyond.

 

The music of Sacramento Youth Symphony was merged with Schardt’s world-renowned, Constellation, a 6-pointed LED canopy, near JCPenney. Visitors had the chance to slow down, sit back and enjoy the moment underneath the structure while gazing up at the lights as they synced to classical music.

 

Constellation was on view from May 29 – June 20, 2019, with a live performance by the Sacramento Youth Symphony on May 31, 2019.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Sacramento Youth Symphony 

Founded in 1956 as a 55- member youth orchestra, the Sacramento Youth Symphony, under the artistic direction of Michael Neumann, now has a membership of more than 400 talented young musicians from all over the Sacramento Valley region.

 

Instagram: @sacyouthsymphony

Website: sacramentoyouthsymphony.org

 

About Christopher Schardt

Christopher Schardt has been creating large-scale sculptures since 2000. Schardt seeks to create sights and sounds that delight and surprise, while staying in concert with the surrounding environment. Many of Schardt’s pieces strive to be a place to BE. Schardt’s sculptures have been installed in various cities and festivals such as Burning Man and Life is Beautiful.

 

Instagram: @christopherschardt/@ledlabs

Website: ledlabs.co

SUPPLEMENTAL ACTIVATIONS

To further promote Constellation and our audience reach, we had supplemental activations underneath the LED structure by Good Inc. and Afro Yoga. 

Good Tuesdayz by Good Inc.

On June 11, 2019, over 120 attendees participated in a photography meetup curated by Good Inc. The meetup brought together local photographers and models. 

 

Instagram: @goodinc

Video by Good Inc.

Yoga Under The Stars by Afro Yoga

On June 14, 2019, Angie Franklin of Afro Yoga led a 20 minute discussion on wellness followed by a 45 minute yoga instruction under Constellation. About 30 participants joined in on “yoga under the stars.” 

 

Instagram: @afroyogabyangie

Website: afroyoga.org