Re: Interactive Performance

Robert Wechsler (r.wechsler@rzmail.uni-erlangen.de)
Wed, 31 Dec 1997 00:39:00 +0100

>>> What would be the ultimate environment for you to interact with such
>>>triggers?
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>The ultimate environment reads motion perfectly, doesn't place any
>restrictions on the performer(s), differentiated perfectly between a number
>of moving bodies in a single space, and is completely invisible to the
>audience.

One of the things I like about working with electrodes is that they do not
read motion at all, rather muscle tension.
That is, they show, or amplify what the audience cannot see so well but
perhaps can feel. "Dance" is not just the motion of bodies in space!

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