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New Voices in Live Performance- Header Munging: Homologous Edition

June 18, 2014 - June 19, 2014

$10 – $20

Center for Performance Research and Dance Films Association present

Header Munging: Homologous Edition

part of Center for Performance Research’s series New Voices in Live Performance 


Performance  Wednesday, June 18 7:30pm

Workshop Thursday, June 19 10:00am-12:00pm

Performance only – $10 Workshop only  – $15 Workshop and Performance – $20 Tickets are available online

Dance Films Associations presents: Header Munging: Homologous Edition.  In this mixed-media evening of both live and recorded performance, Matt Romein and his collaborators Sophie Sotsky and Samuel Baumel seek to reconceptualize dance film.  Elaborating on Romein and Sotsky’s 2013 video art/dance performance Header Munging, the Homologous Edition takes a closer look at some of the work’s original elements through the lenses of dance, interactive coding, improvisatory audio/visual technologies, and dance film respectively. Header Munging is based around Romein’s custom programming developed in MaxMSP/Jitter for use with the Kinect 3D/depth camera.  The original work looks at ways in which movement can be generated using glitch theory and terminology and then augmented with interactive video technologies. Conversely, theHomologous Edition highlights each of the artists’ individual artistic practices through a prism, displaying their autonomous work side by side, as well as blended together in a dance film version of Header Munging which combines the artistic practices of all three artists. Matt and Sophie will lead a workshop Thursday morning examining improvisational scores and techniques based around computer language as means for generating movement. The workshop will also give attendees the opportunity to interact with technologies developed specifically for this performance, to learn about body/camera relationships in live performance, and to compare improvisational practices in movement-based forms and technology-based ones.  


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