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Moderate Recursion: A Digital Artifact of Interactive Dance

  • Celine LatulipeEmail author
  • Berto Gonzalez
  • Melissa Word
  • Sybil Huskey
  • David Wilson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 265)

Abstract

In this paper, we describe the process and technology behind the creation of a video art piece, ‘Moderate Recursion,’ that is a by-product of the dance performance, ‘Heavy Recursion.’ The original interactive dance work was part of the Dance.Draw project and was a reflection on the role of technology in our lives. The resulting video art piece, ‘Moderate Recursion,’ uses a combination of recorded videos of the projected visualizations and of the dancers on the stage. This paper presents the emergence of this new visual art piece. This demonstrates how ephemeral instances of interactive performance art can be captured for broader audiences to experience, through a permanent video artifact.

Keywords

Video art Dance Interactive performance Digital artifact 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was funded by the NSF CreativeIT (#IIS-0855882). We thank the dancers, choreographers, and collaborators who participated in Dance.Draw.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Celine Latulipe
    • 1
    Email author
  • Berto Gonzalez
    • 1
  • Melissa Word
    • 2
  • Sybil Huskey
    • 1
  • David Wilson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of North Carolina at CharlotteCharlotteUSA
  2. 2.High Museum of ArtAtlantaUSA

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