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Video: Art on Wheels lights up the night

The Minneapolis Art on Wheels (MAW) project creates illuminated works of art using three broadcasting units designed by students during a University of Minnesota course.

The Minneapolis Art on Wheels (MAW) project creates illuminated works of art using three broadcasting units designed by students during a University of Minnesota course. The three-wheeled bicycles house projectors, powered by small generators, capable of projecting 60-foot  by 40-foot images onto the faces of buildings. Software that tracks a laser pointer also allows for drawing on buildings in real-time. 612 Authentic joined a MAW team on May 11 and captured their artistry in action. MAW begins a cross-country tour on May 28 that will travel from Minneapolis to San Jose, Calif., stopping to perform in six cities along the way.