“Self-Intersection” is a solo performance by a dancer, developed around themes of identity and self-image constructed by the subjective relationship of somatic processes, such as self-sensing while moving and vocalizing. The performance is based on the intersection of sound, dance, voice, text and biosignals, all involved in an interactive system constructed with biosensors mapped to a real-time sound environment.
Manipulated States of Consciousness: An Artistic Exploration of Perception, Sensation and Immersion
Jessica Rodríguez / Mexico andamio, Robert Mackay /University of Hull [email protected]
El vuelo de las Mariposas. It is an immersive sound and video installation inspired by the incredible journey that the Monarch Butterfly takes each year from Canada to Mexico. Combining video and sound footage recorded in the El Rosario reserve in Michoacan with flute and Mexican poetry, this explores the resilience of this beautiful creature in the face of climate change.
Johnny DiBlasi Department of Art & Design, University of Indianapolis
Johnny DiBlasi’s hybrid creative practice sits at the intersection of art, science and technology. Through his works DiBlasi explores how networks of data can generate interactive, aesthetic experiences of local ecosystems. He utilizes sensors and the wireless network to explore site-specific data and infrastructures to create a media architecture that reveals the interface and sets up an alternative experience of a landscape.
Anokua is a three-part project which combines different forms of storytelling and experiences to convey the cosmogony of Columbia’s Sierra Madre people to the public. Written and co-produced by a Franco-Colombian team, Anokua a multi-platform experience: proposes a documentary, in the shape of an initiation story, a web series which engages philosophy, science and spirituality in a communal discussion, and a virtual reality experience, expanded into a museum installation, to delve into the cosmovisions of the Sierra’s people.
At the crossroads between graphic novel and animation films, Phallaina is the very first scrolling graphic novel for tablets and smartphones. Made with effects of scales and transitions, this app in horizontal scrolling is enriched by parallax effects and a heady sound creation.
It is September 2017. Henri Laborde, President of the French Republic, arrives at the Hôtel Carlton. Personalities from the worlds of sport and politics are meeting there to decide which city will host the next Summer Olympics. In the hotel’s plush corridors, delegates and officials confer, make promises and secretly speculate. The choice of Olympic city will greatly affect the futures of Paris and Mumbai, the only two contenders left in the running, but it will also impact on other issues that are seemingly unrelated to the Games. Surrounded by his advisors, Henri Laborde enters the spacious lift. Who should he see?
SPOONS is an interactive experience taking place in the pop-surrealistic world of illustrator Nicolas Barrome. Immerged in a peculiar universe, SPOON is a first-person point of view experience. It embarks the “spect-actor” on a puzzling journey in a world of disproportion and symbolism in which they are welcomed to explore its different aspects through the modification of both axis of symmetry and scale.
A VR mini-series in 10 episodes. As you emerge from your mother’s womb in a Paris hospital, you see the world and the world sees you for the first time. When you come face to face with your thirty-something parents (your mother is looking haggard after her labour, your father anxious and already wary), they see a physical defect affecting your face, one that will mark you forever. Will they be able to cope with this misfortune?. Another life is just beginning for them, one of hell and love, one where they must master their distress and achieve a new equilibrium. Can they accept you as you are?. Welcome to the world of a newborn infant.