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Short-Throw Projectors Transformed Three Shop Windows Using Fairy Tales

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Popular artists Davy and Kristin McGuire transformed three shop windows with the help of Hans Christian Anderson’s famous stories, The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, and The Emperor’s New Clothesas, taking them as inspiration. The project has been commissioned by Absolutely Cultured, which also delivered the Hull UK City of Culture project in 2017. In each of these shop windows, a mannequin has been kept as the central focal point for each story. Also, a voice was given to each character with the help of a monologue and the projection onto the mannequins’ faces created a lively effect. Apart from this, there was an interaction of the audience with the Emperor show window.

The four-day festival ran from 29 November – 2 December and the Still Lives installations were disclosed on Whitefriargate in Hull city center. Two Optomo EH200ST short throw projector and ML750ST short throw LED ultra mobile projector were used in the windows and for emperor face. With the help of local actors, Rick Bland and Jack Chamberlain, a microphone and a monitor were alternated to help the crowd watch the emperor from a hidden camera. They interacted with the audience by projecting their faces onto the naked male mannequin with their voices from the speakers.

Absolutely Cultured‘s producer Lily Mellor said that Urban Legends: Northern Lights was their biggest event till date. He said that over 60,000 people come to the installations over the four-day festival and they bring very different things. The producer also said that with the help of Studio McGuire, it became possible to create a magical experience as the projection was used creatively and details were provided in each of the scenes.

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The Hidden Life of a Crypto Fraudster: Ravi Soni

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Ravi Soni has established himself as a master of deception in the crypto world. For over two years, he has been involved in P2P transactions, manipulating the system to send fraudulent money to unsuspecting victims. His crimes extend beyond the digital realm, having previously duped individuals with fake PR and e-commerce ventures.

Living in Bangalore, far from his family, Soni disguises himself as a legitimate entrepreneur. This separation allows him to conduct his scams without arousing suspicion among those who know him personally. His actions have left a trail of financial ruin for many, highlighting the need for greater vigilance in online transactions.

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