20 LED-Laced Drones Light Up Mt Fuji in ‘Sky Magic’

Filmmaker Tsuyoshi Takashiro recently lit up the base of Mt Fuji with a fleet of LED-laced drones in a mesmerizing performance called Sky Magic. Over 20 of the drones were programmed to fly in synchronization as an ensemble of Shamisen (a traditional Japanese string instrument) players plucked out an upbeat song. With the iconic snow-capped silhouette of Mt Fuji looming in the background, the jaw-dropping performance deftly captures Japan’s contrasting love for technology with its tight grasp on the past. Watch the full show at Spoon & Tamago.