FORT HOUSTON X NATHAN BROWN X MATT SHARER
BONNAROO VIP ART INSTALLATIONS
AC Ent. /Bonnaroo reached out about doing multiple design elements for the festival this year in a full collaboration with the Fort Houston crew (Josh Cooper, Nick Georgiou, Dave Henton, Cody Rutty) We spent 3 weeks at Fort Houston in Nashville, TN pre fabricating upwards of 30 installation pieces for Bonnaroo's VIP area.
Here's the details:
Joshua Cooper - Design Manager/ wood + metalwork
Nathan Brown - Design Manager/ artist
Matt Sharer - Asst badass artist
Nick Georgiou - Welding wizardry
Cody Rutty - Welding /framing genuisery
Dave Henton - All around magic
Kenny Gay - LED wizardry
Onsite buildout / Install
Photography Nathan Brown, Beau Burgess, Ryan Mastro
Video Production Beau Burgess, Richard Sparkman, Jared Rauso, Grant Carpenter
Produced over 30 art installations including entrance facades to main VIP tents, metal geometric landscape sculptures, hand painted massive format photos of Bonnaroo life, Bonnaroo "Words to Live By" word collage wall that was used as the main photo backdrop in VIP, custom tables and of course the main attraction, the VIP MAIN ENTRANCE LIGHT PORTAL TUNNEL.
Thousands of Bonnarooer's interacted with our installations and the festival decided to keep everything for next year.
RED BULL GAVE US WINGS AND PBR KEPT US COOL <3
Bonnaroo "Words to Live By" collage wall by Nathan Brown and Matthew Sharer 8ft x 8ft acrylic on wood panel.
CHECK OUT THE TIME-LAPSE PROCESS BELOW: