Morocco – Lighting designer Chris Binks chosen an Avolites Tiger Contact II and Tiger Contact Fader Wing to facilitate his real reside administration and design technique for the third model of Oasis Pageant, an digital dance competitors held at The Provide Marrakech Private Resort Music & Spa in Morocco.
Chris, whose design method will depend on reside, intuitive administration, chosen the Tiger Contact II and Fader Wing to verify simple accessibility to all his programmable elements all via the competitors.
“After I used to be specifying a desk for Oasis one in every of many essential points for me was ease of entry,” says Chris. “Avolites consoles are the one consoles that tick the entire bins for me, notably when busking a gift. The road-up at Oasis is particularly DJs and to allow them to change their set at any time. The Tiger Contact II has a clear construction and intuitive software program program choices that make it good for me.”
The perfect digital artists shall be on the Oasis Competition
The Oasis Pageant featured a line-up of prime underground digital artists along with Nicolas Jaar, Solomun and Daniel Avery. The event was open to most of the people for four nights, with Solomun collaborating in a eight-hour set on for the competitors’s opening get collectively on Thursday.
Chris was contracted by the competitors to produce the lighting design, arrange and operation, whereas the sound, vitality and crew was provided by Casablanca-based Energy Sound, Delicate & Video. Chris was accompanied at Oasis Pageant by his ‘youthful Jedi’ Rob Elliot, who operated the lighting on Stage Two, as soon as extra using a Tiger Contact II console.
“I was head-hunted by Karim and his workforce from Energy Sound, Delicate & Video, attributable to my 18 years of working at London nightclub, Materials,” says Chris. “For Oasis, I was given the creative short-term to keep up the lighting in accordance with the competitors’s distinctive ambiance. The stage is stationed near a pool and surrounded by palm bushes so the lighting needed to be in harmony with this.”
Chris and his workforce lined the entire metal work of the stage with sugar cane, leaves and black materials to verify it blended in with the ambiance. Together with in some rotating half mirror balls allowed him to create a sunburst affect over audiences, reminiscent of the Sahara rays.
“I create every lighting movement and chase myself, and that is the explanation I opted for the Tiger Contact II as my administration console,” says Chris. “I actually really feel passionately about creating distinctive and dynamic lighting on regardless of current I work on, so having a console that is intuitive and lends itself to reside administration is essential for me.”
The Tiger Contact II is Avolites’ most specified mid-sized lighting console, combining spectacular processing vitality and a fast graphics engine with portability. The console choices ten pageable playbacks and ten static playbacks, good for quick, reside entry. The Fader Wing opens up administration with an additional 30 faders from speedy entry to playbacks, fixtures and palettes.
“I specify Avolites on every gig that I do,” finishes Chris. “The workforce there always help me out.”
Oasis Pageant in Marrakech Morocco, held from 14th – 17th September 2017, was attended by an estimated three,500 people and may return on the 14th – 16th September 2018.