The Dynamic Still – Dancing with a robot

Sandro Masai improvising with “Dyna” the robot. Photo: Barnabás Várszegi

 

“The Dynamic Still” improvisation dance with a robot. International Improfestival 2017 – Aalborg Teater, Denmark – Guest performer: Sandro Masai

Can robots improvise? Performance artists increasingly use computers and other smart devices to generate art works, but at what point does technology stop being a tool and become a performer? This improvisational performance investigates creative performance between living and non-living actors— a human being and an intelligent mobile robot. None of the performance is pre-scripted or tele-operated; audiences watch the actors communicate and improvise to develop an original performance. The project is developed by RELATE – Research Laboratory for Art and Technology at AAU.

THE DYNAMIC STILL TEAM:

Elizabeth Jochum, Jeroen Derks, Alberte Husted Larsen, Thomas Kristensen, Barnabas Varszegi

Guest performers: Hartvig Hansen, Miguel Castro and Sandro Masai

More about this project: RELATE – Aalborg University

Sandro Masai improvising with “Dyna” the robot. Video: Jeroen Derks

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s