N 4.0 is an interactive multimedia performance based on the real-time interaction between sound, movement and light. The perspective of the visuals alter on the basis of where the performance takes place. The graphics are modified simultaneously on the basis of sound frequencies and the instantaneous analysis of the dancer’s movements.
The work was presented for the first time in 2011 on the occasion of the art competition ‘Celeste Prize’ in New York at the Invisible Dog Art Center. On that occasion, Simon Courchel improvised his performance right in front of the installation.
Development: Real-time depth map acquisition with Kinect through Processing: physical simulation of an elastic net. Real-time audio analysis and OSC communication with MaxMSP and Ableton Live. Audio generated in MAX / MSP and Ableton Live.
Premiere: Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn NY, 2011
Other performances: Digital Graffiti Festival 2012, Alys Beach (Florida-USA) / HI>DANCE 2015, Rome (IT)
Performers: Simon Courchel / Elena Annovi
Awards: Celeste Prize 2011 – Best Live Media Performance
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