Klaus Obermaier
Brief description of the work:
Dance and media performance, dancer could interact with and control the image and the musical environment via sensors
Materials, dimensions, duration:
Projection, programming for interaction
Location (venue & dates, public/ private):
Ars Electronica 2004, Posthof 04.09.2004/ 7:30pm (medium - large size theatre space)
Audience information (size, mode of participation):
Traditional staged performance
Other information (reviews, collaborators, funders):
Idea, concept, direction, visuals, music: Klaus Obermaier Concept, interactive design, technical development: Peter Brandl, Christopher Lindinger, Jing He (Ars Electronica Futurelab), Hirokazu Kato (Osaka University) Choreographer and performer: Desiree Kongerod, Robert Tannion Dramaturgy: Scott deLahunta
Floorplan, scheme:
Visual/ audio-visual reference:
Key theme(s):
The body; masks and costumes (using the body as projection surface); interplay and fusions between performer's physical presence and perceived reality (projected image):
Further context:

streaming video clips posted by Klaus Obermaier

Apparition is at its most striking when the performers interact with the projected image in such a way that projection and live action merge and erase the distinction between the two.

A co-production of Ars Electronica Center Linz, South Bank Centre London and Singapore Arts Festival. Realised in the framework of DAMPF_lab, a joint project of tanz performance koeln, Animax Multimedia Theater Bonn, V2_Lab Rotterdam, Ars Electronica Futurelab Linz. http://dampf.v2.nl/