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Amazing Stage Fabrics in Motion

Pukkelpop 2012

Hasselt, Belgium
August 2012

Extra safety measures for Pukkelpop featuring printed and luminated inflatables by ShowTex.

The idea to use the light balloons came from production manager Patrick Breugelmans. "The principle is simple and is often used in the film industry." adds Breugelmans. The Pukkelpop organization commissioned ShowTex to custom make 21 inflatable StageFlows with a diameter of 150 cm in white Spinnaker. The balloons were printed with the appropriate exit signs and illuminated from the inside to clearly indicate the emergency exits over the entire festival site.

The Pukkelpop festival site itself also underwent a transformation. One of the VIP tents was decorated with white Polystretch P5 from ShowTex with decorative holes in it. Even after cutting the fabric, Polystretch keeps its shape without tearing or fraying!

ShowTex supplied 1000 running meters of Ribcord for installing the 20.000 lights in The Boiler Room creating a very original and magical atmosphere. Ribcord is extremely strong and almost invisible. ShowTex SuperMirror was used for decorating the tent poles.

Project credits

Chokri Mahassine