A workshop/demo discussing Prof Karlen’s creative process/thoughts//experience in conceiving an interactive media installation as well as software and hardware technology she developed at The Banff Centre Film & Media.
$10 non-members, $5 Living Arts Members - Tickets at the door.
Choreographer and media artist Joan Karlen’s interaction design installation juxtaposes large-scale public projection with private, reflective content to create a meditation on nature, the elements and generation.
19 video scenes are composed to unfold and layer quietly over time, revealing a new array of stories altered by audience participation. Users interact with a Kinect Xbox to make editing decisions in real time – drawing cursive and block text, changing video dimension and generating animated leaves from their fingertips. During each 16-minute installation cycle the video scenes appear in a new randomized order; the work is never the same twice.
Produced with support from
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point University Professional Development Committee
The Banff Centre
Film & Media
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Conception, Direction and Choreography, Joan Karlen
Video, Photography and Editing, Joan Karlen
Dancer/Interpreter, Courtney Holcomb
Interaction Software Developer, Kenny Lozowski, The Banff Centre Film & Media
Full biography: joankarlen.com