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Winter Olympics Turin 2006, curtain

 

The structure of support and containment of the big curtain endowed with motorized mechanisms of Swag curtain and of Venetian curtain.
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The lifting of the curtain during the installation.
The curtain at the end of the installation.
Test of lifting of the curtain with the motorized mechanism of Venetian curtain.
The curtain during the Venetian curtain.
Endowed with a ciclopean size (over 50 m of width and more than 20 m of height), the curtain is probably the biggest ever realized.For its realization they have been necessary over 4.000 m≤ of materials, for a total weight superior to 1.600 kg (without the structures).
A test of operation of the motorized mechanism of Swag curtain.
The structure of support and containment of the big curtain endowed with motorized mechanisms of Swag curtain and of Venetian curtain.

Production
Filmmaster Group
Executive production
Marco Balich
Christel Strohn
Marco Astarita
Ric Birch
Creative direction
Marco Balich
Ric Birch
Production design,
art direction,
contents coordination
Choreography
Dough Jack
Gabriele Vacis
Giuseppe Arena
Enzo Cosimi
Daniela Dal Cin
Valerio Festi
Monica Maimone
Costume design
Light design
Durham Marenghi

Video & Documentation

Gigantic swag curtain, opening test

Rehearsals with counterbalanced fly facilities

Gigantic venetian curtain: test of closing

See also ...

Swag curtains

Typology of curtain

Venetian curtains

Typology of curtain

Winter Olympics Turin 2006, net and counterbalanced fly facilities

Events