Posts Tagged ‘performance’

My adviser, Marc, has continually been encouraging me to be rigorous and follow a control and variable method of experimentation. I’m trying to be scientific and actually stick with it. What usually happens is that I’ll do a few experiments and then follow one meandering branch a ways and never getting around to doubling back […]


Openings

02May10

The site-based investigations have all maintained a neutral surface. It’s in keeping with the minimal character of the dances that have inspired it (Serif and Flow). Here are two full-scale tests of how to make a minimal opening that maintains the surface quality of the fabric as much as possible. This test overlapped two pieces […]


This project is astounding! Go look at it and then come back here. Go on, go. Amazing, right? My colleague, Lindy thought this might interest me and boy was she right! Compared with my work in analyzing two dances with 2-3 dancers, the sheer scope of this project humbles me. The rigor of the analysis […]


Getting some photos up of my process work has been on the to-do list for days. Finally, and without further ado, some images. These models are looking at ways to bridge the gap between the digital studies of the Flying Foot Forum pieces, Flow and Serif, and the use of fabric in physical models. First […]


Form Constant

28Apr10

This is an amazing MFA thesis project by dancer Hope Goldman. It reminds me that I’d talked about light and lighting earlier in the semester and now it’s time to bring it back as I start/try to finalize this project. (Via BoingBoing)


I was recently introduced to the program IOGraph. It’s a free download program that tracks your mouse as it moves across the screen. When paired with video it can act as a simple motion capture program. Here’s an example of the tracking I did for the fifth minute of the piece Flow, from Flying Feet-The […]


As I move in the direction of creating a wearable, body-centric structure, the question arises, How does wearable, body-centric architecture differ from costumes? Looking to the costumes from the Broadway version of The Lion King does not clarify anything. From Disney’s Behind the Scenes: The Lion King is unique in that we see how the […]