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WorldStage Projects the Plight of Refugees on Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine for World Refugee Day

Photo: Brad Penner

The plight of refugees may not be a high-profile topic on a given day, but WorldStage teamed with ART WORKS Projects to ensure that the problem had a larger-than-life platform during World Refugee Day, June 20. WorldStage was the media projection provider and sponsor for a public event at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York City whose south bell tower façade served as the display surface for the projection portion of a multimedia installation addressing “Sanctuary & Sustenance: The Story of Many Journeys.”

“The cathedral is a huge, extremely ornate building so it was really important that we did something really spectacular,” says Tess Landon, director of education and outreach at ART WORKS Projects. “We had worked with Scharff Weisberg seven years ago and returned to them, now under their WorldStage branding, after we were invited to do this project at St. John the Divine. We made sure WorldStage was involved the whole time to make the most of a very minimal budget and help us deliver on our mission of using design and the arts to raise awareness.”

“It was gratifying to use the skills and tools we’ve honed over the past twenty years for a good and important cause. The Cathedral is a significant icon for the refugee support movement and was a fitting canvas for the poignant images we projected,” says WorldStage president Joshua Weisberg.

WorldStage provided Christie Digital HD18K projectors and a Dataton WATCHOUT system to display the custom-made video on the bell tower. In addition, the company furnished a façade lighting system and a sound system for the show’s musical accompaniment.

“WorldStage did a great job; we rely on companies like them for projects like this,” says Landon. “WorldStage has a combination of artistic vision and technical knowledge that make for the perfect collaborator.”

WorldStage Inc., the company created by the merger of Scharff Weisberg Inc and Video Applications Inc, continues a thirty-year legacy of providing clients the widest variety of entertainment technology coupled with conscientious and imaginative engineering services. WorldStage provides audio, video and lighting equipment and services to the event, theatrical, broadcast and brand experience markets nationally and internationally.

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