Robert Lepage and the New York MET Opera 2011-2013 (Ring Cycle)

Annamaria monteverdi/ Marzo 2, 2017/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance, videomapping

Lepage’s Ring Cycle proved to be the most technically advanced production the Met has embarked upon. Lepage and Met director Peter Gelb are on the record as having tried to imagine the Ring the way Wagner would have staged it if he had access to twenty-first century technology.Video projection and the use of a very unique set required true theatrical

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On line il mio saggio La scena multimediale per l’ENCYCLOMEDIA di ECO

Annamaria monteverdi/ Settembre 24, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE

Da pochi giorni l’Encyclomedia di Eco con contributi in forma di saggio di moltissimi studiosi di tutt’Italia, è on line gratuitamente. IN questo link l’integrale al mio saggio sul Teatro multimediale per la sezione del Novecento, Teatro e cinema. Buona lettura!  Integrazione, variabilità, interattività, ipermedialità e simulazione: questi sono i tratti che caratterizzano la costruzione di opere in una

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Focus on João Beira (Datagrama)

Annamaria monteverdi/ Settembre 24, 2016/ digital art

Datagrama lives in the intersection of 3D projection design with interactive media. Datagrama is the alter ego of João Beira. Born and raised in Portugal, he realized from an early age that his mission in life would be to generate immersive experiences through the use of projected light and its influence on our perception. Komorebi is a Japanese word to

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Nobumichi ASAI:Connected Colors, Real time projection on face

Annamaria monteverdi/ Settembre 7, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance, videomapping

New face projection mapping work using Real-Time Face Tracking “Connected Colors” is included within the Intel Corporation experience amazing campaign. “Connected Colors” which was planned and produced with the technical direction by media artist Nobumichi Asai (WOW), conceptualizes the coexistence of life. The motif is centered on the colors of nature, and is an expression of electric make-up in the

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Annamaria monteverdi/ Settembre 7, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance

Polymedia, a technical partner of the Moscow Musical Theatre for the play All about Cinderella, helped to prepare a new production. In the fifth theater season, the company worked on a project to stage a rock-opera version of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s classic novel, Crime and Punishment, in Moscow. Polymedia prepared an innovative solution – 6D video mapping – for the implementation

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The Pygmalion multimedia performance by Sila Sveta

Annamaria monteverdi/ Settembre 5, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance

The Pygmalion multimedia performance was created by Sila Sveta for the second round of America’s Got Talent TV show and premiered on NBC Channel on July 29, 2016. Producers: Alexey Rozov, Denis Astakhov, Andrey Kostyuk Art Director: Ilya Balakin Creative Director: Alexander Us Project Manager: Sveta Yermolayeva Production Director: Vadim Vinogorov Technical Production: Mursal Mamedov, Maxim Tulin Supervisor: Vladimir Mischenko

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LEVITATION Interaction design and Motion Graphics by Sila Sveta

Annamaria monteverdi/ Settembre 5, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance

‘Levitation’ is a collaborative performance by Sila Sveta and Anna Abalikhina shown on the TV show ‘Big Ballet’. All visuals were rendered in real time without any post production. More on Behance: For us it was an opportunity to experiment with no limitations and test technologies developed in-house by the studio itself. We produced special graphics and

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360° Interactive Visuals and Music by Yago de Quay

Annamaria monteverdi/ Settembre 5, 2016/ FOCUS, interactive performance

Yago de Quay is featured using RealSense cameras and Curie-enabled wristbands that track hand gestures and location and use that data to control music and visuals. A project that took 3 months of working with the Intel to develop unique wristbands, gesture algorithms, radio transmission, music, visuals and dance. Team: Peter Sistrom – Visual Artist Yago de Quay – Performer

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Ad Mortuos – A Brainwave Performance by Yago De Quay

Annamaria monteverdi/ Settembre 5, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance

The performer (vocalist) wear various technologies that allows the broadcast of his brain and body bio-signals through wi-fi connection. An electroencephalogram by Emotiv reads his brain waves to enable deliberate mental tasks and facial expressions to manipulate visual and musical parameters. A gyroscope sensor on his upper chest, attached to the under shirt, reports body orientation. A windows 8.1 tablet

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Interview to Rodrigo Carvalho-Interactive artist

Annamaria monteverdi/ Agosto 28, 2016/ digital art, DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS, interactive performance

Rodrigo Carvalho [VISIOPHONE], is a Designer & Interactive New Media artist from Porto/Portugal. His work on live visuals, coding and interactive art involves a range of different outputs, from screen digital work, interactive installations, audiovisual live acts, or interactive visuals for stage performance. His research is focused in the real-time relations between sound, image and movement in audiovisual interactive spaces.  Vimeo

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Laser show: compilation

Annamaria monteverdi/ Agosto 28, 2016/ FOCUS, interactive performance

Laser dance Mirror family production Kvant   Kvant Laser show “The Prolight+Sound 2014, 56 KVANT lasers were used: 41 x ATOM 800 9 x SPECTRUM 20 3 x SPECTRUM 5000 2 x ATOM 1500XT 1 x ATOM 6000 Laser show by DR Enchant Intesity Draw in lights is a unique contemporary project connectiong fine art | electronic music | lights | lasers.

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Il ratto d’Europa, di Giorgio Barberio Corsetti a RomaEuropa

Annamaria monteverdi/ Agosto 24, 2016/ interactive performance, NEWS

GIORGIO BARBERIO CORSETTI, Il ratto di Europa 10 novembre – 13 novembre 2016 giovedì, venerdì e sabato h 21 – domenica 13 h 17 Aula Ottagonale delle Terme di Diocleziano – Palazzo Altemps Da sempre impegnato nella sperimentazione delle nuove tecnologiche applicate alla rappresentazione scenica, Giorgio Barberio Corsetti torna a Romaeuropa Festival con il ritratto di un’Europa sospesa tra i fasti

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Anatta, interactive dance performance by Viktor Delev

Annamaria monteverdi/ Agosto 22, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance

photo credit: AEC, Florian Voggeneder Anatta is a dance performance that blends interactive technology and performative art in such a way that neither element dictates how the other proceeds. Via laser-tracking, the mostly monochrome projections on the installation space’s walls and floor react to the movements of dancer Joanna Gruberska (PL) and vice-versa. The result is reciprocal interplay among the

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“WITH OUI”, audiovisual dance performance by Rodrigo Carvalho

Annamaria monteverdi/ Agosto 22, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS, interactive performance

“WITH OUI” is an audiovisual dance performance presented at the Ears, Eyes and Feet event in the B. Iden Payne Theater, May 2015, UT Austin Texas. The narrative of the piece develops around human communication and mutually supportive relationships. A bright object in the middle of the stage acts as source of knowledge and connecting link between the dancers. This

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NONOTAK studio

Annamaria monteverdi/ Agosto 22, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, interactive performance

NOEMI SCHIPFER Illustrator / TAKAMI NAKAMOTO Architect Musician NONOTAK studio is the collaboration between the illustrator Noemi Schipfer and the architect musician Takami Nakamoto. Commissioned by the Architect Bigoni-Mortemard to create a mural in the lobby of a public housing building in Paris, NONOTAK was created in late 2011. In early 2013, they start to work on light and sound

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Yago de Quay, artist and multimedia researcher.

Annamaria monteverdi/ Agosto 8, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

Yago de Quay is an artist and multimedia researcher. His performances are concerned primarily with connecting gesture, music and visuals. In 2013 he received the Audience Favorite Prize at West By West Campus Film Festival for the film NOLA and the Critics Table Awards nomination for the Best Video Design in the multimedia performance 3D[Embodied]. In 2011 he published the

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Messa di voce by TNEMA

Annamaria monteverdi/ Luglio 1, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS, interactive performance

DESCRIPTION Messa di Voce is an audiovisual performance in which the speech, shouts and songs produced by two abstract vocalists are radically augmented in real-time by custom interactive visualization software. The performance touches on themes of abstract communication, synaesthetic relationships, cartoon language, and writing and scoring systems, within the context of a sophisticated, playful, and virtuosic audiovisual narrative. The software

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Marcel.lì Antunez Roca ci aggiorna sulle sue attività artistiche

Annamaria monteverdi/ Dicembre 8, 2015/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

Marcel.lì Antunez Roca: ” El Japan Media Arts Festival me ha dado un premio: LINKS VIDEO All Performance: Demo: Making of: Music: 2. Mi exposición Alsaxy: Desde el día 22 de octubre Le Shadok, fabrique du numerique de Estrasburgo, Francia, presenta mi exposición Alsaxy. Esta exposición es muy importante para ya que presenta una parte de mis instalaciones, documentos

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Harket [Protocollo], spettacolo transmediale spagnolo di JUAN PABLO MENDIOLA con CRISTINA FERNÁNDEZ

Annamaria monteverdi/ Luglio 28, 2015/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

Harket Cristina è una giovane volontaria in un progetto che esplora la possibilità di sopravvivere in un bunker per un mese. Ha solo l’aiuto di un sistema di intelligenza artificiale, denominato MAP # 2. Qualcosa va storto e il mese si prolunga fino a un anno e mezzo. Nel Bunker le porte restano chiuse. Lo spettacolo parla di fiducia e tradimento.

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Annamaria monteverdi/ Maggio 28, 2015/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE

From web site  Rodrigo Carvalho VISIOPHONE IMMERSIVE AUDIOVISUAL ENVIRONMENTS – XVList of five more interactive dance performances in responsive audiovisual spaces. The performers are immersed in hyper-sensorial alternative mixed realities and interact with sound and visuals. Check previous Immersive Spaces under the tag “Immersive Audiovisual Environments”. [PIC.: I DON’T REMEMBER BEING RAISED LIKE THIS: The Symptoms + Gábor Karcis +

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Marco Donnarumma “Corpus Nil” at NIME-New Interface for Musical Expression

Annamaria monteverdi/ Maggio 27, 2015/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE

Sketches for body-machine configuration: Corpus Nil From Marco Donnarumma’ Website “Brewing in studio is a new body performance for sound, light and biotechnologies entitled Corpus Nil. Through a choreography that strains the edges of muscular tension, limbs torsion, skin friction and equilibrium a non-human body of flesh struggles to take form. The sound of the muscles stretching beneath the skin

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I nuovi formati del teatro mediale

Annamaria monteverdi/ Marzo 8, 2015/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE

Nuove frontiere per il teatro si aprono grazie alle caratteristiche di immersione, integrazione,ipermedialità, interattività, narratività non lineare propri del sistema digitale: dall’evoluzione nel web delle performance alla creazione di ambienti interattivi, all’elaborazione di una nuova scrittura e drammaturgia multimediale. I nuovi media di oggi non equivalgono ai nuovi media di ieri per le caratteristiche tecniche innovative, per i meccanismi sociali

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Systematurgy. Actions, Devices and Drawings. Marcel·lí Antúnez Roca.

Annamaria monteverdi/ Febbraio 19, 2014/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

Os informamos de las próximas actividades de la exposición Sistematugia. Acciones, Dispositivos  y Dibujos en Arts Santa Mònica. Una retrospectiva de mi obra centrada en el fenómeno más relevante de mi carrera, las performances interactivas y el método que utilizo para producirlas: la Sistematurgia. –Performance PSEUDO (2012). Viernes, 21 de febrero, 20h. Claustro. –Proyección + debate. La Fura Preolímpica. . Martes, 25 de febrero, 19h.Claustro. Proyección Ulele (1987) + Debate con Marcel·lí

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Interview to KONIC THTR: interactive and telematic performances

Annamaria monteverdi/ Febbraio 4, 2014/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE

Kònic thtr is an artistic platform based in Barcelona dedicated to contemporary creation at the confluence between arts, new technologies and science. The main activity beeing focused on the application of interactive technologies to artistic projects. Rosa Sánchez & Alain Baumann are generating the conceptual, creative and technological ideas in Konic Thtr. Since 1990 they co-direct the activities of that artistic

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Medial stage and costume design: The Jew of Malta by Art+Com

Annamaria monteverdi/ Gennaio 19, 2014/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE

Germany’s ART+COM used augmented reality in the stage setting and costume design of the opera The Jew of Malta premiered at the Opera Biennale Munich in 2002. Both the furniture (markers) and all other aspects of the stage were white, as was the costumes (markers) of the actors.  Using tracking technology and gesture-based control, the system projected images onto the stage setting

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Anna Monteverdi

Annamaria monteverdi/ Gennaio 14, 2014/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

Anna Monteverdi teaches History of the Performing Arts at the Academy of Fine Art in Lecce and unitl 2015, Multimedia Drama at the Brera Academy. She is an expert in Digital Performance, has published several books, essays about videomapping and theatre, interaction design for theatre, curated exhibitions and cooperated with many artists. She curated the first Italian edition of dramas by Jeton

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Nuovi media nuovo teatro?

Annamaria monteverdi/ Gennaio 11, 2014/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE

Le definizioni, la mutazione, gli schermi Pubblicato su “Il castello di Elsinore” Definizioni  Virtual (Reality) Theatre (o VT o VTheatre o VR performance), Digital Puppet Theatre, Virtual Puppetry, Interactive Theatre, Augmented Reality Theatre, Artificial Theatre, Enhanced Theatre, Expanded Performance, Cyborg Performance, Cyber Performance, Mobile Performance, Digital Performance, Computer Theatre, Mixed Reality Stage, Real Time Performance, Instant Digital Theatre, Live Online

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Hotel Pro Forma: Interview to Ralf Richardt Strøbech

Annamaria monteverdi/ Gennaio 7, 2014/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE

Danish performance group Hotel Pro Forma: an interview to Ralf Richardt Strøbech, expert in animation and video montage Hotel Pro Forma is an international laboratory of visual music performance and installations. The structure of the work is strongly anchored in music, visual arts and architecture and does not follow traditional theatrical structures. Since 1985 Hotel Pro Forma has produced more than 50 works shown

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Mandala’s tales: an interactive performance

Annamaria monteverdi/ Settembre 19, 2013/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE

 Proceedings of the conference The Embodiment of Authority: Perspectives on Performances, 10–12 September 2010, at the Department of Doctoral Studies in Musical Performance and Research, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland. Mandala’s Tales is an emblematic example of digital performance created by Xlabfactory, an Italian multimedia group composed of researchers, sound designers, interactive designers: Andrea Balzola, Mauro Lupone, Anna Maria Monteverdi.  Xlabfactory was founded

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