The concert of movement and sound interactive works took place on two evenings, April 6 and 7, 1999 at the Merce Cunningham Theater, before sold-out audiences. The following four pieces were featured on this program. To view the full report for a given piece, please click on its title or picture.
by Wayne Siegel
Choreographed and performed by Mata Sakka
A work for solo dancer and the DIEM Digital Dance system developed by Wayne Siegel and Jens Jacobsen.
by Russell Pinkston
Choreography by Mata Sakka
Video by Anita Pantin
Performed by: Bernd Burgmaier, Nadez Catenacci, Hristoula Haraka, Inger Malene Glette, Vicky Kolovou, Maggie Lloyd, and Hope Mohr
(all are members of the professional program of the Merce Cunningham Studio)
A work for dancers and real-time sound realized through the MIDI dance floor, developed by the composer, and the VNS tracking system
A computer music and computer graphics performance using the gesture-tracking wireless devices developed at the Computer Music Lab of CNUCE/C.N.R., Pisa, Italy
Composed and performed by Matthew Suttor
Text by Balzac/Suttor
An interactive multimedia chamber opera in one act for a solo performer based on Balzac's Sarrasine, featuring software from the Studio for Electronic Instrumental Music (STEIM) in Amsterdam