The Alices (Walking): A Sculptural Opera and Fashion Show
Eyebeam in Collaboration with Moving Image Art Fair
A piece by Claudia Hart and composer Edmund Campion
8 March 2014, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The Center for New Music and Audio Technology, University of California, Berkeley
KOREA SOJU HWAYO, INC.
Introducing Alice’s Website Dresses a collection of 5 sculptural wearables featuring a custom augmented-reality application by Geoffrey Alan Rhodes with poetic text animations by Claudia Hart evolved from Lewis Carroll’s original Alice in Wonderland by using special Spinabook software designed by Alon Zouartez (http://spinabook.com/).
Forty-eight to Sixteen documents my daily commute from Brooklyn to midtown Manhattan with sensors for my heartrate, breathing, and the cadence of my pedaling, along with chest-mounted video. Cellist Topu Lyo interprets my experience via a composition I derived from the sources that is precisely timed with the video. I am interested in 'performing' data and my and Topu's divergent but equally physical relationship to the information. Additionally, the physiological basis of empathy has implications for recent trends in media culture toward first-person viewpoints and the integration of biometrics into documentary. (Named after the gear ratio of my bike.)
Alan Sondheim, harmonic minor and valveless chromatic harmonicas
this was the first time we played together with flute and harmonica, that is, and I've been noticing, having returned fromInterrupt 2, that my typing has somehow goe from bad to worse, and I;m wondering if this is early onset dementiia or an issue of stres; certainly the keyboards haven't changed over the past fourdays, but the typing has turned to what might be considered an almost chidish scrwal. sooner or later I'll just be able to communicate with music, if that. in the mentaime I was interviewed