New York City’s iconic Central Park is set to host its first-ever drone show this weekend. One thousand drones will light up the Manhattan sky with swirling vortices and amorphous shapes during three scheduled performances. Here are the complete details…

The drone show, called Franchise Freedom, is being organized by Drone Stories (the company behind Burning Man 2022) in collaboration with Dutch artist duo Ralph Nauta and Lonneke Gordijn (better known by their moniker DRIFT). The show premiered at Art Basel Miami 2017 and received plenty of international attention as an invigorating artwork located at the intersection of technology, science, and art. Those who have witnessed it in person call the show magical and strangely meditative.

The artists themselves describe Franchise Freedom as a poetic illustration of how we, as humans, strive to live autonomously within societies defined by rules and conventions. The show has hundreds of drones visualizing…

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Source: dronedj.com