Foresta Lumina by Moment Factory is a real-life enchanted forest at Parc de la Gorge in Coaticook Canyon, Canada. As you enter Foresta Lumina, you’re starting a mile-plus-long journey that combines light art, video mapping, architectural installation, and more technologies into a seamless attraction. The forest is split into seven sections, each folk tale and character arc found throught represented by a unique effect. Continue reading for a video and more information.
“Moment Factory had to hide the mechanics of Foresta Lumina’s and embed their tech into the environment. The magic feels like it emanates from deep within the unknown. Inspired by the Moment Factory team’s annual camping trip, where, equipped with candles, makeup and costumes, they reached Parc de la Gorge’s famous bridge. Feeling like the arch was a portal, they could imagine a narrative curve based in the park’s terrain. The forest itself sparked stories in their heads, and thus, by integrating their innovative video environments into the natural setting, they imbued reality with a mystical twist,” reports VICE.