#NYELA2017 || Grand Park LA || 12.31.17

#NYELA2017 || Grand Park LA || 12.31.17

Video Recap

We were honored to be invited back by the folks at Grand Park LA in the heart of downtown Los Angeles for our third New Years eve event in a row. We installed our most immersive installation yet, theGRiD.  3000+ LEDs spread out over 45 4ft. hand-rolled foam tubes hung down to create a a bright, rich immersive 3D environment. New Years Eve guests hung out in the hanging light-forest to take selfies, talk, romance, and enjoy the view. Always an incredible event!

Design

  • (45) 4ft handmade foam tubes (you can't buy these anywhere!)

  • Total of 3,000+ LEDs, 68 individually controlled LEDs per tube
  • 9 x 5 grid
  • ~30 ft long x ~12 ft wide
  • Overhanging structure using wire and nylon rope

Working Not Working/Vice Media #FoodFightLA || Vice Media HQ || Venice, CA || 10.4.17

Working Not Working/Vice Media #FoodFightLA || Vice Media HQ || Venice, CA || 10.4.17

Video Recap

It was an honor to be asked to support Working not Working's #FoodFightLA, sponsored by VICE Media. This was the launch of their Work In Progress program, connecting creatives and changers to do good. 

Design

  • (24) Helium filled balloon stacked in 3 arches
  • (20) Foam tubes with omnidirectional views
  • Audioreactive and live controlled

Collaborators

Working not Working // Vice Media

Reseda Rising ArtWalk + Night Market || Reseda, CA || 9.23.17

Reseda Rising ArtWalk + Night Market || Reseda, CA || 9.23.17

Video Recap

Reseda is where LightRiders was raised. So naturally, we had to debut our newest installation, the GRiD, for this year's event (11:11 Creative Collective).  Our most immersive installation yet. 

Design

  • (45) 4ft handmade foam tubes (you can't buy these anywhere!)
  • Total of 3,000+ LEDs, 68 individually controlled LEDs per tube
  • 9 x 5 grid
  • ~30 ft long x ~12 ft wide
  • Overhanging structure using urban materials (palm trees, fencing) and wire rope

TARFEST 2017 || LA BREA TARPITS/LACMA || LOS ANGELES || 9.16.17

TARFEST 2017 || LA BREA TARPITS/LACMA || LOS ANGELES || 9.16.17

Video Recap

A return to Tarfest for our second go around. Had a ball lighting up the stage and a separate set of installs for the beer garden. Thanks to Launch LA for inviting us back! 

Design

Stage

  • helium filled, LED embedded balloons over the stage
  • live control
  • two balloon arches (front of stage back of stage) + two balloon bundles

Beer Garden

  • (4) paper lantern bundles spread throughout the beer garden
  • independent pre-programmed LEDs 

Collaborators

Launch LA

ojivolta ||  Remix Live- Portugal. The Man - 'Feel It Still' // KYLE - 'iSpy' ft. Lil Yachty --

ojivolta || Remix Live- Portugal. The Man - 'Feel It Still' // KYLE - 'iSpy' ft. Lil Yachty --

We worked with Ojivolta to create this incredible live video. LightRiders fabricated a custom 4ft acrylic disc with 3,000+ LEDS and 4 acrylic tubes + embedded the LEDs in the controller box casing. The disc + tubes were live controlled during the video shoot. Many thanks to Ojivolta for the creative collaboration.

Design

  • 4 ft diameter acrylic disc with 2000+ LEDs, completely custom and hand soldered
  • (4) 4 ft. acrylic LED tubes with 72 LEDs each, custom built 
  • custom LED embedded box for their controller
  • custom programming played "live" with a Queneo controller

Collaborators

ojivolta and director Clément Oberto

Team Supreme || #TBTUESDAY || The Echo || 2.28.17

Team Supreme || #TBTUESDAY || The Echo || 2.28.17

Another chance to light up Team Supreme, this time a benefit at the Echo in LA. All proceeds went to the ACLU and Bridges for Music.  

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Design

  • (15) 24" helium/air filled balloons/custom printed
  • 19 LEDs per balloon/285 total LEDs
  • "Live" controlled with a Queneo
  • Audio reactivity and custom programming

Collaborators

Team Supreme/Greg Gerschenson

 

    NYE LA 2016 || Grand Park LA || 12.31.16

    NYE LA 2016 || Grand Park LA || 12.31.16

    We got to do something a little different and make installations for each information booth at Grand Park for the 2016 party.

    Collaborators

    Grand Park LA

     

      Design

      • 9 LED Tube chandeliers of 4 ft. hand made LED foam tube
      • 72 LEDs per tubes
      • 4 individual installations throughout event space to light up information booths
      • Custom programming using a Teensy for each of set of 5 tubes

      Alluxe || CONTRAST EP release Party || Bold LA || 11.2.16

      Alluxe || CONTRAST EP release Party || Bold LA || 11.2.16

      Got to provide some light support to the talented Alluxe. A Light Crystal altar this time around. 

      Design

      • "Light Crystal Altar"
      • 24 crystals with embedded LEDs
      • 20 LEDs per crystal/individually controlled
      • Custom programming and live light playing with audioreactive programming
      • Custom crystal layout and install

      Collaborators

      • Alluxe
      • Eric Spivak

       

        LATE NIGHT LAGGERS || SUNSET CLUB || DTLA || 10.9.16

        LATE NIGHT LAGGERS || SUNSET CLUB || DTLA || 10.9.16

        Last Sunset Club of 2016 went offfff!   Thanks to Late Night Laggers for making 2016 another LA rooftop summer party to remember. 

        Design

        • LED embedded Helium filled balloons + Paper lanterns
        • 3 floating balloon bundles +20 lanterns
        • "Live" LED control with a Queneo
        •  Audioreactive programming

        Collaborators

        Late Night Laggers 

         

          Moby + Mia Doi Todd || Friends of the LA River 30th Anniversary || LA River Studios || 10.8.16

          Moby + Mia Doi Todd || Friends of the LA River 30th Anniversary || LA River Studios || 10.8.16

          It was an honor and pleasure to provide lighting for the Friends of the LA River 30th Anniversary Celebration at LA River Studios featuring MOBY, the Jason McGee Gospel Choir, Mia Doi Todd, KANEHOLLER, DJ set by Kita Klane, and Zach Alwin & Duck Funk.

          Design

          • 64 LED embedded paper lanterns
          • 20 LEDs per lantern
          • Hanging Curtain design, split in two
          • custom programming and live playing with a Queneo
          • audioreactive programming

          Collaborators

          Friends of the Los Angeles River

           

             

            Check out the pics below, courtesy of Scott Slies.

             

            In house LightRiders pics

            LA-Más FUNDRAISER BLOCK PARTY || FROGTOWN LA || 9.29.16

            Thanks to LA-Más for inviting LightRiders to be a part of their fundraiser. 

            Design

            • 25 paper lanterns embedded with LEDs
            • 5 bundles of lanterns on stands
            • Preprogrammed light design with "live" elements

            Collaborators

            LA-Más

            Photography: Paul Redmond,

            TARFEST 2016 || LA BREA TARPITS/LACMA || LOS ANGELES || 9.24.16

            TARFEST 2016 || LA BREA TARPITS/LACMA || LOS ANGELES || 9.24.16

            Tarfest 2016! The invite to light was much appreciated. We got photo feeds from three different photographers + us at the event. Enjoy!

            Design

            • 30 LED embedded 24" helium filled balloons
            • Dual design- free flowing columns straight up and arches over the stage
            • "Live" light control with a Queneo

            Gallery 1: Photographer: Maximilian Ho courtesy of Buzzbands LA

            Collaborators

            LAUNCHLA

            Gallery 2: Photography: Eric Minh Swenson

            Gallery 3: Photographer: Todd Carpenter

            LATE NIGHT LAGGERS || SUNSET CLUB || DTLA || 9.11.16

            LATE NIGHT LAGGERS || SUNSET CLUB || DTLA || 9.11.16

            3rd #SunsetClubLA of summer 2016. Fire!

            Design

            • (16) 24" LED embedded paper latners
            • (14) 24" LED embedded helium balloons
            • two balloon arches with a paper lantern grid curtain behind the DJ booth

            Collaborators

            Late Night Laggers/Danielle Dawn Stone

            Photos from the LightRiders team

            TEAM SUPREME || EL REY THEATRE || LA || 9.10.16

            TEAM SUPREME || EL REY THEATRE || LA || 9.10.16

            We got to witness an epic night with Team Supreme. Threw around some hues in balloons.  

            Collaborators

            Team Supreme/Greg Gerschenson

            Design

            • (22) 24" LED embedded helium filled balloons
            • Custom printed balloons
            • 3D arches emanating from stage toward audience
            • "Live" light control with Queneo and audioreactive programming

            photography below courtesy of Jennica Mae Photography

            www.jennicamaephotography.com
            Instagram: @jennicamaephoto

            photos from the LightRiders team

            LATE NIGHT LAGGERS || SUNSET CLUB || DTLA || 8.14.16

            LATE NIGHT LAGGERS || SUNSET CLUB || DTLA || 8.14.16

            SUNSET CLUB is like a second home

            Design

            • 25 24" LED embedded paper lanterns
            • free flow hanging curtain style configuration
            • "Live" light control with audioreactivity

            enjoy

            FROGTOWN ARTWALK 2016 || FROGTOWN, LA || 8.13.16

            FROGTOWN ARTWALK 2016 || FROGTOWN, LA || 8.13.16

            A pleasure to be featured alongside the incredible artists and purveyors of fine community gatherings at the Frogtown ArtWalk 2016. We put up an interactive balloon arch- 33 balloons lit and floating with the opp for anyone to come up and play the lights.  yeeeeeeaaaaa

            Collaborators

            The Frog Spot/Frogtown Artwalk committee

            Design

            • 33 helium filled 24" balloons
            • stacked LED balloon arch configuration
            • 11x3 |  | 
            • "Live" light control with a video game controller
            • audience interactive station with light control 

            LATE NIGHT LAGGERS || SUNSET CLUB || DTLA || 7.14.16

            LATE NIGHT LAGGERS || SUNSET CLUB || DTLA || 7.14.16

            Sunset Club is now a tradition. Late Night Laggers is hoooome

            Design

            • 60 24" LED embedded paper lanterns
            • spread configuration/3 rows of 10 lanterns on each side
            • "Live" light control with auidreactivity

            Reseda Rising ArtWalk + Night Market || Reseda, CA || 6.4.16

            Reseda Rising ArtWalk + Night Market || Reseda, CA || 6.4.16

            Reseda is where the two artists behind LightRiders come from. This was homecoming. And it was beyond incredible!

            Design

            • (45) 24" LED embedded helium filled balloons
            • 9x5 stacked arches construction
            • Audience interactive and audience control

            Calentura ft. Dengue Dengue Dengue , Los Rakas, Tropkillaz || the El Rey LA || 3.12.16

            Calentura ft. Dengue Dengue Dengue , Los Rakas, Tropkillaz || the El Rey LA || 3.12.16

            Oh my goodness! This night was on another level.... check the shots below!

            Design

            • LED embedded crystals lining DJ tables
            • 24" LED embedded paper lanterns flowing from DJ booth on stage
            • 24" LED embedded paper lanterns cascading down the side of stage to frame
            • "Live" light control with audioreactivity

            Collaborators

            Late Night Laggers/Subsuelo

            CALENTURA || Back on Broadway/Ace Hotel || DTLA || 1.30.16

            CALENTURA || Back on Broadway/Ace Hotel || DTLA || 1.30.16

            Back on Broadway @ the Ace Hotel was lit! Rocked with the Calentura family for the second night in a row. Always a good time. 

            Collaborators

            Late Night Laggers/Subsuelo

             

              Design

              • (25) LED embedded crystals
              • "Live" light control with audioreactivity