23 Feb Neil Armstrong Gallery at the Cincinnati Museum Center – Cincinnati, OH
Known for its work in developing stellar space exhibitions for the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Flying Fish was invited by Cincinnati Museum Center to develop a new permanent gallery at the newly renovated museum to honor Neil Armstrong. Using Apollo 11 footage, Flying Fish developed customized and synchronized motion graphics in 360-degrees with a central hemispherical projection surface. Here, visitors are educated about Armstrong’s life which is punctuated by his work for NASA in a cinematic experience. This permanent exhibition is entirely unique in that the experience offers a sensuous journey through an important time in our nation’s and our world’s history.
In order to produce this experience, Flying Fish’s team of designers, motion graphics artists, and fabricators developed the Neil Armstrong cinematic experience within a larger gallery devoted to the same subject. Within Flying Fish’s scope, the build consists of large-scale projections, a complete truss system for mounting state-of-the-art projectors, custom-built curved walls, a central hemispherical projection surface with surrounding bench-like structure for added seating, flooring procurement and complete installation. Flying Fish managed this project from conceptualization through to installation with site visits in between to assure seamless communication with the museum and effective project management across continents. The gallery opened in May of 2019.