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Author Barnett, Angela
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Motion-sensing technology ♦ Synchronizing graphic projections on a moving body ♦ Metaphorical transformation of human form
Abstract The aesthetic of using the human body as a living screen to project video, motion graphics, or animation is being explored by various artists worldwide. In the modern society of mass media and computerization, increasingly more dance productions are using modern technology to merge the digital image with the live performer. This article will connect the synchronization of motion graphics and human movement with the ritualistic markings of the body, thus forming a new type of expression in contemporary dance. Case studies of performances and interviews with choreog-raphers, dancers, and animators will demonstrate how projection is being integrated to form a synchronized hybrid between the human bodyand digitally mediated technology.
Description Affiliation: Center for Animation and Interactive Media (AIM), RMIT University, Melbourne (Barnett, Angela)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-03-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Computers in Entertainment (CIE) (CIE)
Volume Number 7
Issue Number 1
Page Count 32
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 32


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Source: ACM Digital Library