Eclipse: A Wearable Instrument for Performance Based Storytelling

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10525)


Eclipse is a dance performance telling the Altai Shaman story of a solar eclipse. Through movement of a dancer, a unique soundscape is created, to which the dancer moves. This feedback mechanism tries to achieve a multisensory interaction where the sounds created by movements are supplementary to the visual perception of the movements.


New musical instruments Wearable technology Interactive storytelling Multisensory perception Altai Shamanism 



This project was executed as my thesis submitted to the faculty of Parsons The New School for Design, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Fine Arts in Design and Technology. Special thanks to Anezka Cecile Sebek, Barbara B. Morris, Katherine Moriwaki, Andrew Zornoza, Melissa Grey, Betty Quinn, Kiki Sabater, Qiu Yi Wu, Juno Liu, Kieun Kim, Daniel Mastretta Jimenez, Riley Kalbus, Marc Fiaux, Anna Meriano and Ryan Tunnell.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ezgi Ucar DesignNew YorkUSA

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