Illuminating Salt Lake drone show combines art, light and technology
Attendees watch as 150 drones perform over them at ILLUMINATE: Light Art + Creative Tech Fest in Salt Lake City on Friday. (Ben B. Braun, Deseret News)
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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s sixth annual light art and creative technology festival illuminated the sky and wowed attendees Friday night in Salt Lake City’s first-ever public drone show.
About 150 synchronized drones flew 400 feet in the air above the Salt Lake City-County Building, moving through various choreographed aerial formations.
Utah Arts Alliance’s ILLUMINATE Festival started Friday evening with live music, food and beverages, art booths, light art installations and technology exhibits.