1 (1/22): Introduction to the course structure, questionaire, introduction
to the Interface Lab of the CMC, introduction to video tracking.
Introduce groups, Video tracking of movement tracking.
DIEM Suit Workshop.
4 (2/12): Guest lecture: Paul Kaiser (Riverbed and creator of the
digital arts of the works BIPED and Ghost Catching): BIPED (Merce Cunningham),
Ghost Catching (Bill T Jones).
5 (2/19): Custom Worn Sensor workshop: accelerometers, bend and
6 (2/26): External sensors: Mimio, Wacom, Tactex, Gyromouse.
7 (3/5): Midterm Crit/Workshop 1.
8 (3/19): Midterm Crit/Workshop 2.
Compositional structuring in dance. Lecture/dem. Obermayer/Soares
10 (4/2): Guest
lecture: Troika Ranch (NYC-based dance company with extensive experience
in the use of interactive technologies).
11 (4/9): Guest
lecture: Curtis Bahn and Tomie Hahn (RPI/Tufts): Massachusetts dancer/computer
musician duo will describe/demonstrate two works for interactive dance
12 (4/16): Stochastic
processes in movement, sound, image combination: Ianis Xenakis Polytopes
13 (4/23): Final Projects Workshop.
Presentation of final projects. Performance or installations show.