Time: May 25, 2009 at 8am to June 5, 2009 at 8pm
Location: Arizona State University
City/Town: Tempe, Arizona
Website or Map: http://wearableart-interactiv…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: John D. MItchell and Hilary Harp
Latest Activity: Apr 9, 2010
Herberger College Dance and the School of Art at Arizona State University are offering a two-week workshop on Wearable Art and Interactive Performance. The workshop will take place on the Tempe Campus of Arizona State University from May 25 through June 5, 2009. Workshop leaders from Herberger College Dance and the School of Art include John D. Mitchell, mediated performance designer, Galina Mihaleva costume and fashion designer, and Hilary Harp, media artist and sculptor.
They will be joined by a special guest, Keiko Courdy, French artist and director of KI transdisciplinary performance structure.
In response to initiatives to create a fully occupied operational base on the moon by 2024, the theme for this year’s workshop is: Lunar Outpost. As artists how do we respond to extreme environments that are so unlike our home environment? At the Lunar Outpost people will experience micro gravity, a different atmospheric propagation of sound, an essentially black-and-white environment, and a profound sense of loneliness. Workshop participants will explore emergent electronic technologies for performance and installation framed by the theme Lunar Outpost. Interactive technologies offer the means to extend, manipulate and add color to our environments in a new manner. We will look at how interactive systems for physical performance and environmental installation can supplement and augment conditions experienced in extreme environments like the moon