Biosphäre pre-show [Pepper’s ghost]

CxX Edutainment GmbH / Triad GmbH


CxX Edutainment GmbH

Commissioned by

Triad GmbH

Time frame

August 2001 - February 2002


The visit to the Biosphäre center is set in a frame narrative that has the historic persona of Prince Pückler accompany visitors as they stroll through the world of the biosphere experience.

Prince Pückler meets the visitors in his study. Using a historic theater illusion trick (Pepper’s ghost), the pre-show makes Prince Pückler appear as a ghost in a real-world setting.


Idea, engineering concept and proof of concept. Outline and detailed Pepper’s ghost design, verification of lines of sight based on a real model.

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