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Pop Up Cinema Lets People Stand Inside a Tube To Watch a Movie

Written on October 25, 2012 by Lulu

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The "Centipede Cinema" is a free standing cinema that offers a unique way of watching a movie

Pop-up cinemas are an in thing nowadays, however a professor from a London University offers people an unconventional way of watching a .

The “” is a mobile, pop-up , conceived by Professor from Bartlett School of . He seeked the help of Polish artist Marysia Lewandowska and London studio , to create a free standing cinema that is made of a steel frame and a canvas and cork structure.

It features 16 nozzles, where viewers have to enter to watch a movie. They can be seen standing up, with only their legs exposed. Once inside the nozzle, they will be treated to an hour-long movie that is composed of of 20, 3-minute trailers, chosen by local workers.

Fournier talks about his :

“We wanted to show that cork can be used for architectural purposes.  We used cork for the outer skin and a special dark cork to create the ‘black out’ effect needed for the cinema.”

The “Centipede Cinema” is currently situated in Guimarães, Portugal.

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