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Title: Moveable worlds/digital scenographies
Authors: Birringer, J
Keywords: Mixed reality;Choreographic installation;Screen spaces;Virtual environment;Audiophonics;Digital scenography
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Intellect Books / Taylor & Francis
Citation: International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 6(1), 89 - 107, 2010
Abstract: The mixed reality choreographic installation UKIYO explored in this article reflects an interest in scenographic practices that connect physical space to virtual worlds and explore how performers can move between material and immaterial spaces. The spatial design for UKIYO is inspired by Japanese hanamichi and western fashion runways, emphasizing the research production company's commitment to various creative crossovers between movement languages, innovative wearable design for interactive performance, acoustic and electronic sound processing and digital image objects that have a plastic as well as an immaterial/virtual dimension. The work integrates various forms of making art in order to visualize things that are not in themselves visual, or which connect visual and kinaesthetic/tactile/auditory experiences. The ‘Moveable Worlds’ in this essay are also reflections of the narrative spaces, subtexts and auditory relationships in the mutating matrix of an installation-space inviting the audience to move around and follow its sensorial experiences, drawn near to the bodies of the dancers.
Description: This is the author's accepted manuscript. The final published article is available from the link below. Copyright @ Intellect Ltd 2010.
URI: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1386/padm.6.1.89_1
http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/9055
ISSN: 1479-4713
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Dept of Arts and Humanities Research Papers

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