art | embodiment | cognition | networks | post-humanism | crypto
"Ukiyo" explores layers of perceptions in an audiovisual world that constantly shifts and fragments; the audience is invited to move in and around the space which features five hanamichi (runways). Dancers
perform simultaneous with projected digital objects; music & kinaesonic choreography for "Ukiyo" are designed for real-time gestural interaction to animate the feedback system and generative algorithms through with the virtual space & performer movements are intertwined. "Ukiyo" is performed by an international cast of several performers whose work developed in online collaboration with digital artists in Tokyo, as part of a cross-cultural research venture (DAP-Lab, dir. Johannes Birringer & Michèle Danjoux)(c)2010.