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Fourth Wall – work in progress

July 2, 2018 |

Fourth Wall

 as defined by D. Diderot, “On dramatic poetry”.

“Whether you write or act, think no more of the audience than if it had never existed. Imagine a huge wall across the front of the stage, separating you from … Read More

Locus – work in progress

July 2, 2018 |

Locus is a kinetic scenographic and choreographic object that blends the boundaries between the performer, audience and space. The aim of this project is to examine how could the space be transform through the movement of the body … Read More

We hack for play – work in progress

July 2, 2018 |

For the work in progress show, we hacked a bench outside our school to disrupt the otherwise ordinary activity of sitting. We are interested in making the passive activity of sitting into an active one, where people are constantly changing … Read More

Neoteny _ Work In Progress Show 2018

July 2, 2018 |

Neoteny is an exploration of the cross sensory relationship between body posture, movement and the environmental context using bio-sensing.

 

In this project I aim to create a wearable that would raise awareness of our mind … Read More

World Zero – Work in Progress Show

July 2, 2018 |

For our last progress show, we were using a Kinect and Unity to show water particles, and when you moved like the particles were moving, it created heat and caused evaporation. After this, we took out the Kinect and … Read More

(Un)Balance_ Context 1 _ Movement and Emotion

April 7, 2018 |

I am currently exploring a series of virtual and/or physical experiences aiming at altering the balance of the body. I see these as choreographic tools, pushing the participants to explore new movements and emotions. I started those investigations together with Amanda … Read More

Reverse Labs

April 7, 2018 |

Before Reverse Labs was born, Eugenio and I had an initial concept that was to create two immersive spaces that would encourage the desire to learn. One space was for an educational game and one was a ‘what if’ environment … Read More

Reverse Labs

April 7, 2018 |

How do people  Learn? How do people process information? How do people remember? and if they do, what and how much do they remember? These were some of the initial questions that drove mine and Ahrian’s research.

Quite often we … Read More

Play-Space as a Research Tool

April 7, 2018 |

We are interested in investigating the affective feedback system between body and space using a physical play landscape, outfitted with bio-sensing technology of the EEG headset. As our design project, we wanted to create a series of experiments and we … Read More

Neoteny : mechanism for rapid adaptation

April 7, 2018 |

“The philosophical question is no longer who I really am, but where I presently am.” Paul Virillo, ‘Polar Inertia’, 1990

I am interested in exploring the body movement and posture towards different environments, how they communicate with each other through … Read More

[Un] Balance : an exploration of movements and emotions through spatial experiences altering the balance of the body

April 7, 2018 |

[Un] Balance is a prototype based on the exploration of movements and emotions through spatial experiences altering the balance of the body. To approach this idea, Elyne Legarnisson and Amanda Simo have been researching about the reasons of … Read More

(Im)mobile Montage

April 6, 2018 |

‘An  architectural ensemble . . . is a montage from the point of view of a moving spectator . . . Cinematographic montage is, too, a means to ‘link’ in one point – the screen- various elements (fragments) of a … Read More

Nähe. Emotional and physical closeness

March 23, 2018 |

The German word ‘Nähe’ can be translated as closeness, nearness and affinity as well as proximity and vicinity. It therefore brings together the spatial and emotional closeness. In my research I am investigating the relationship between the two. To do … Read More

Mechanical Systems

March 2, 2018 |

For this week, we set out to establish a connection between the data collected from a bio-sensor (we are using a heart pulse sensor for this) and a kinetic mechanical system. The data collected will be fed as inputs for … Read More

The Viscous Body

February 22, 2018 |

Ethics of the Viscous Body describes the human body as a viscous one – constantly negotiating with its environment as it seeks comfort. Comfort is the state for which the presence of the material environment disappears. It is when our … Read More

Biofeedback between body and environment

February 12, 2018 |

In his book, Limbo, Bernard Wolfe describes the human body as:

The human skin is an artificial boundary: the world wanders into it, and the self wanders out of it, traffic is two-way and constant.

The body exists as a … Read More