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SynchronousObjects Blog Below we profile three final projects created in Professor Stephen Turk’s second year undergraduate installation class conducted during spring 2009 at the Knowlton School of Architecture at the Ohio State University. This studio deals with material fabrication, notation and fundamental representational skills. The images are from the students’ preliminary results from their research analysis and design investigations and the final installation in the Knowlton School of Architecture. 1. THE SCREEN MACHINE: Project team: Ross Hamilton, Heather Brandenburg, Sarah Simeon, Minyoung Kim. Ross Hamilton describes his intentions and methods in creating The Screen Machine: “In researching the dance, I chose to focus on the interactions between the dancers that occur in the form of cues. 2. Cubes is an installation of performative objects, created for users to assemble and reassemble, discovering new alignments between slots cut into the sides of each module.

DANCE REVIEW - Loud Tables, but Not a Restaurant The mighty roar of 20 metal tables dragged across the floor is heard not throughout the land but at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, where William Forsythe's splendid dancers in Ballett Frankfurt are staging the grandest of all finales this week. As the dancers race to the rear of the stage, pulling five rows of tables whose legs scrape and bounce on a flat surface, the program ends with a high-decibel screech. The sound of this visualized adrenaline rush is both exhilarating and ambiguous: part earthquake, part industrial noise, part joyous release. As usual, the best advice for looking at Mr. Never mind that his springboard for the table piece ''One Flat Thing, reproduced'' had something to do with Robert Scott's failed expedition to the South Pole. What one saw on Tuesday night at the opening of the academy's Next Wave Festival is one of the best programs that Mr. Yet Mr. The program has been stunningly and methodically structured to build into intricacy and complexity.

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William Forsythe: Improvisation Technologies | Zeitgenössische Kunst | Hatje Cantz Verlag Im zeitgenössischen Tanz hat der Choreograf William Forsythe einen Paradigmenwechsel eingeleitet. Das ZKM entwickelte mit ihm 1994 die interaktive Computerinstallation Improvisation Technologies, eine Art »digitale Tanzschule«. Diese überbearbeitete 4. Auflage auf CD-ROM bietet einen vertiefenden Zugang zur Arbeit des Choreografen: In über sechzig Videokapiteln zeigt William Forsythe mit kurzen, von ihm kommentierten Demonstrationen die wichtigsten Prinzipien seiner Bewegungssprache. Dazu sind Improvisationen abrufbar, speziell für die CD-ROM getanzt von den Ensemblemitgliedern des Ballett Frankfurt, Christine Bürkle, Noah Gelber, Thomas McManus und Crystal Pite. Sytem requirements (minimum) Windows - Pentium II-based PC or compatible computer - Sound card - CD/DVD-ROM drive - Windows XP/Vista/7 - Apple QuickTime for Windows (free download) Apple Macintosh - PowerPC or intel-based Macintosh computer - G3 or higher recommended) .

Whatever Dance Toolbox | BADco. Whatever Dance Toolbox is now released. To find out how to get it and start using it, read on… Whatever Dance Toolbox is a set of software tools designed for the analysis and development of dance and movement. Six tools included in the suite can help dancers and choreographers devise, develop and rehearse dance, but can also be used in dance education or by non-dancers to explore movement. The suite is a product of a long-standing collaboration between BADco. and German human-machine interface developer and artist Daniel Turing, and it reflects some of the mutual concerns with the dancer-computer interaction and choreographic thinking. Whatever Dance Toolbox in Action Using Whatever Dance Toolbox in rehearsal dancers can manipulate the image of movement and work with an ”active mirror” to produce qualities that they cannot produce on their own. Free download and easy setup Whatever Dance Toolbox CD The latest version of Whatever Dance Toolbox you can download from here. Like this:

Dance Drawings William Forsythe Choreographic Objects: Biography has been active in the field of choreography for over 45 years. His work is acknowledged for reorienting the practice of ballet from its identification with classical repertoire to a dynamic 21st century art form. Forsythe's deep interest in the fundamental principles of organization has led him to produce a wide range of projects including Installations, Films, and Web based knowledge creation. Biography Raised in New York and initially trained in Florida with Nolan Dingman and Christa Long, Forsythe danced with the Joffrey Ballet and later the Stuttgart Ballet, where he was appointed Resident Choreographer in 1976. After the closure of the Ballet Frankfurt in 2004, Forsythe established a new ensemble, The Forsythe Company, which he directed from 2005 to 2015. Awards received by Forsythe and his ensembles include the New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award (1988, 1998, 2004, 2007) and London’s Laurence Olivier Award (1992, 1999, 2009).

Toying with the laws of physics: Elizabeth Streb’s latest dance performance The last time I slammed into a wall, it hurt. I’m not too fond of falling off three-story buildings, either. The laws of physics can be so unforgiving. I heard about Streb’s work last month from Harvard physicist Lisa Randall, who has acquired some renown in artistic circles for her opera inspired by the concept of extra spatial dimensions. Streb distinguishes her work from ballet and modern dance, which, she says, seek to camouflage the forces of nature. The parkour-like acrobatics weren’t even my favorite parts of her show. Dancers walk up a wall in Elizabeth Streb’s latest show; courtesy of George Musser William Forsythe Interview TEXT Becoming | cassiel Enhancing Choreographic Objects In the Short Notice Department: we’re presenting at the EChO Seminar tomorrow at Sadler’s Wells, talking about the Choreographic Language Agent, and Becoming. Details here. Thinking with the Body The Wayne McGregor | Random Dance exhibit Thinking with the Body opens at the Wellcome Collection this week. Added, 2013-09-16: there’s a promotional video on YouTube: Becoming We’ve been working with Wayne McGregor | Random Dance and OpenEndedGroup on Becoming, an algorithmic “virtual dancer” that grows and evolves in response to emulated mechanical constraints and to a database of film material. Becoming is currently being used in the studio in the making of Atomos, which premieres in October.

How do you explain? demo? writing? model? action One Flat Thing, Reproduced - Pacific Northwest Ballet Music: Thom Willems (2000)Choreography: William ForsytheStaging: Ayman Harper, Jill Johnson, and Richard SiegalScenic and Lighting Design: William ForsytheCostume Design: Stephen GallowayDuration: 17 minutesPremiere: February 2, 2000; Ballett FrankfurtPacific Northwest Ballet Premiere: March 13, 2008 The 2008 PNB premiere of William Forsythe’s One Flat Thing, reproduced was generously underwritten by Jeffrey & Susan Brotman. PNB Company dancers in One Flat Thing, Reproduced.Photo © Angela Sterling William Forsythe’s One Flat Thing, reproduced caused a stir when it premiered at Pacific Northwest Ballet in March 2008. Forsythe’s eclectic, intellectual starting point was a consideration of the risk and adventure of Robert Scott’s arctic expeditions, during which explorers relied on each other for survival, juxtaposed with his own interest in the idea of a “baroque machinery,” an ornamental, highly organized construct that runs like clockwork. Notes by Doug Fullington.

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