Mimesis Decoration

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Catalunya with its magnificent capital Barcelona is home of many great artists – and also home of one of the most up-and-coming decoration projects. Meet Cels and César, the masterminds behind Mimesis Decoration.

Tell us a little about your team: How did you meet? What are your individual strengths?

We met on the way to Ozora in 2011 and made an instant connection, discovering that we had a common view on psychedelia. Cels is the artistic genius of the group, whose strengths lie in disciplines like painting, drawing, and sculpting. César is the operational engine whose strengths lie in project development, design, planning, and execution. With such complementary talents, we quickly developed a strong working relationship as we’re both committed to innovation and finding creative new ways to stimulate the psyche. Also of course we gathered an amazing team of helpers, who make possible to develop the projects we have in mind.

How do you travel with your huge decorations?

After a lot of work and development we finally created a technique that allows us to transport large amounts of decoration in small spaces, being able to carry as many as 2-3 big main stages in a simple 12 cubic meters van. We even developed sculptures specially designed to be carried as normal-sized plane suitcases which allows us to break the normal limits of the transport. Thanks to this technique, we’ve also reduced the setup planning time, because we only need a really basic infrastructure, and the rest we make ourselves, e.g. working with bamboo and stick structures.

What were the biggest, most spectacular Mimesis projects so far?

One Love 2016 1 pic by MysticalpicsLast season’s bigger projects were One Love (pic 1+2), S.U.N. (pic 3) and Connection Festival (pic 4). Each one of them was changeling in very different ways. For example, One Love was the biggest festival mainstage we’ve decorated to date (around 10K people capacity). That’s where we made our first lycra canopy with 40 meters in diameter – with no previous experience in working with this technique and no time for mistakes…One Love 2016 2 pic by MysticalpicsAlso, the stage had special requirements to accommodate a number of rather large bands. The decoration had to be adaptable to the bands or DJs, depending on the setup. We were really pleased with the result and found a good solution, making a modular removable front. The theme of the festival, which inspired us, was “Seeds of Love”, which we represented through heart-shaped sprouts.

SUN Festival 2016 pic by Jose Luis MarquezS.U.N. (pic 3) was particularly special for us because we had a beautiful inspirational experience on the first edition, and decorating its mainstage was a dream come true. We clearly saw that the S.U.N. needed a sun on the mainstage, so we combined this idea with our fractal concept to make it happen and, in our opinion, this is probably the best stage we have made so far.

Connection Festival 2016 pic by Jose Luis MarquezAnd, of course, Connection (pic 4) which was the first festival that we decorated back in 2012 and that is always the last festival on the summer calendar. So every year we gather all our experience and energy to come up with a huge end-of-the-season challenge for ourselves. In the last edition, we gave birth to a concept we were eager to introduce: A big sculpture lamp, completed with an enormous flower stage in harmony with the beautiful nature of the place.

What’s your most exciting decoration projects this summer?

This summer we’ve selected the perfect number of gigs to allow us to make each one of them unique and special, and of course for each we want to make the setups as big and memorable as possible. I know it sounds like the “politically correct” answer, but it’s true. If we were to highlight just a couple, maybe we’d recommend you keep an eye on what we’re preparing for Psy-Fi, because we’re going to try something different, more darkish, and we’re super excited about how the new pieces we’re doing for it will turn out. And Connection, where we always do our best, but this year we’re planning something really huge!

Imagine we could bring back the dead and had all the money in the world: With which artist(s) would you like to collaborate?

Hard question, there are many artists who’ve inspired us deeply and we’d love to work with and learn from all of them. However, some of the first names that immediately come to our minds are Gaudí and Dalí, because as Catalans we’ve grown up very close to their amazing creations, and they’re closely related to an interpretation of nature in their own way. On the psychedelic side, luckily there are many living legends we really admire and respect. Too many to name, but some highlights for us are Fabián Jiménez and Alex Grey. On decorations Carin (Artescape) is the best we’ve ever seen by far.

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Mimesis CLUB

pic by Marta VilardellÈPIC!! <ENGLISH BELOW>—————————————— Creiem que podem dir sense por a equivocar-nos que ha estat una de les nits més intenses al club! :O quina vibra i energia des de ben d’hora a la pista… estem molt agraïdes de la resposta que ens doneu cada vegada, que ens fa sentir fortes i motivades per continuar esforçant-nos en generar espais per a que compartiu i gaudiu <3 També molt orgulloses i agraïdes d’haver tingut al club tant talent congregat, amb Battle of the Future Buddhas , Proxeeus i D-Dave qui van portar el viatge a la perfecció. I per suposat com sempre tot això és possible gràcies al nostre gran equip habitual; des del muntatge, la taquilla, fotografia, ··PintacaritaS·· … i per suposat l’equip del Wolf Barcelona que fa tot fàcil amb la seva confiança en nosaltres <3 En breu tindreu disponibles l’àlbum de fotos complert per Marta Vilardell :D Ara com és habitual ens enfoquem en el proper esdeveniment, de nou amb un cartell de bojos! ^^ us deixem l’enllaç perquè ho comproveu per vosaltres mateixes, recordeu apretar “interessat” o “assistiré” si voleu estar al cas! PROPER MIMESIS CLUB - 14 DESEMBRE: Mimesis CLUB - December w/ Shakta & Lunatica! https://www.facebook.com/events/712469649125971/ <ENG>—————————————— We think we can say without fear of being wrong that this was one of the most intense nights at the club! :O what a vibe and energy since the first hour at the dancefloor…. we’re really thankful for the response that you give us every time, that make us feel strong and motivated to continue working to generate spaces for you to share and enjoy <3 Also really proud and thankful of having so much talent gathered, with Battle Of The Future Buddhas, Proxeeus and D-Dave who guided the trip perfectly. And of course as always all this is possible thanks to our usual great team; from the mounting, the entrance, photography, facepainting… and of course the Wolf team who make all easy with their trust on us <3 Soon you’ll have available the full album of pics by Marta Vilardell :D Now as usual we focus on the next event, again with a mad lineup! ^^ we share with you the link for you to check by yourselves, remember to press “interested” or “going” if you want to stay tuned! NEXT MIMESIS CLUB - 14 DECEMBER: Mimesis CLUB - December w/ Shakta & Lunatica! https://www.facebook.com/events/712469649125971/
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3 weeks ago

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And we catch up with the pending album of our decoration at Raumklang 2018 <3

For us, this events are a perfect example of how a strong and stable collaboration can benefit both parts, as we’re happy and proud of becoming the image of it 3 years ago and feel every time more comfy at the location and inspired to blast. Huge thanks again to the Raumklang team for their trust on our work and see you in December for the next round! :D ( Raumklang -Christmas Special- 2018 )
Lush mapping was done by TAS Visuals and Psylusion Optix, and most of the pics (the better ones :P ) are by Mysticalpics <3And we catch up with the pending album of our decoration at Raumklang 2018 <3 For us, this events are a perfect example of how a strong and stable collaboration can benefit both parts, as we’re happy and proud of becoming the image of it 3 years ago and feel every time more comfy at the location and inspired to blast. Huge thanks again to the Raumklang team for their trust on our work and see you in December for the next round! :D ( Raumklang -Christmas Special- 2018 ) Lush mapping was done by TAS Visuals and Psylusion Optix, and most of the pics (the better ones :P ) are by Mysticalpics <3
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Giuliana Trevisani oO

lovely work 😍👌

Dsxdiogo

Lucas Souza Leonardo Salvador Luccas Matheus Mauricio Jamagussiko

Precioso

Athos Koutantis

כמה כישרון! מקסים.🤩

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4 weeks ago

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LINEUP HUEZNAR 2019!!!

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Antes que nada queremos agradeceros a todas el inmenso apoyo mostrado con el lanzamiento del evento, nos hace muy felices el feedback recibido y ver que os ha gustado la filosofía con la que tratamos de encararlo nos motiva y da fuerzas para dar lo mejor de nosotras <3

Para nuestro primer festival estamos poniendo el foco sobretodo en las infraestructuras, servicios y confort para los asistentes, y estamos ansiosas por iros compartiendo información al respecto ;) pero eso no significa que estemos descuidando el lineup, pues al fin y al cabo toda nuestra pasión gira en torno a la música y un primer festival merece una programación a la altura :)

Además sabemos que estáis deseando conocer quién serán los guías musicales de ésta experiencia, y por ello hemos decidido publicar directamente la lista de artistas que hemos seleccionado para ésta primera edición, para no jugar con la expectación y trasladaros de forma clara el concepto que estamos preparando, en el que veréis que tenemos repartida la música en dos escenarios a los que hemos querido dar similar importancia, cada uno con un concepto claro y diferenciado que se verá también representado con la estructura y decoración especialmente diseñada para ellos;

DANCE PORTAL, donde tendrán representación las diferentes vertientes de día y noche del Psychedelic/Goatrance, como Oldschool, Forest, Full On…

MIND NEST, donde tendrán protagonismo las vertientes más lentas y atmosféricas, como el Chill, Downtempo, Ambient, Dub…

Esperamos que estéis tan entusiasmados como nosotras con el cartel <3
En el evento iremos ampliando información sobre los tipos de sets, su puesto en el horario etc. :)

Asimismo aprovechamos para anunciaros que lanzaremos la venta de entradas a principios de Diciembre, Y RECORDAR QUE ESTARÁN LIMITADAS A 1000 ENTRADAS, y en caso de que se agoten éstas 1000 no habrá entradas en puerta.
Para facilitaros el adquirirlas a los que tengáis dificultades para comprar online tendremos algunos embajadores que os podrán ayudar.
En breve os anunciaremos toda la información al respecto junto a los tipos de entrada y precios así que os invitamos a estar atentas al evento!

Huéznar Festival 2019
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First of all, we want to thank everyone the huge support shown with the event release, the feedback received and perceiving you liked the philosophy with which we’re approaching it makes us really happy and give us motivation and strength to give the best of ourselves <3

For our first festival we’re focusing mainly on the infrastructures, services, and comfort for the attendees, and we’re eager to share with you information regarding it ;) but that doesn’t mean we’re having less care about the lineup, cause actually all our passion shapes around the music and a first edition deserves a program at the height :)

Also we know you’re eager to know who will be the musical guides of this experience, and that’s why we decided to publish directly the list of artists who we chose for this first edition, to don’t play with the “hype” and express you clearly the concept we’re preparing, in which you’ll see we have the music divided into two stages to whom we wanted to bring similar relevance, each one with a clear and different concept that will be also represented with the structure and decoration specially designed for them;

DANCE PORTAL: where will be represented the different day and night styles of Psychedelic/Goatrance, like Oldschool, Forest, Full On…

MIND NEST: where the slower and more atmospheric substyles will be the protagonists, like Chill, Downtempo, Ambient, Dub, Prog…

We hope you’re so excited as we are with the lineup <3

At the event we’ll give more information about sets, their spot on the timetable etc. :)

Also, we take the opportunity to announce you that we will launch the ticket sales at beginning of December AND TO REMIND YOU THAT ARE LIMITED TO 1000 TICKETS, and in case of sold-out of this 1000 there won’t be tickets at the gate.
To make it easier for who have difficulties to buy online we’ll have some ambassadors that can help you.
Soon we will announce all the info regarding it along with tickets info and prices so we invite you to stay tuned on the event!

Huéznar Festival 2019
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