Oulu Dance Hack 18 > BODY INTERFACE > An introduction to the process of creating with dance and technology
02/05/18: Applications are now open for participants for ODH18. Places are available for dancers, choreographers, performance artists, circus artists, technology specialists, musicians, stage designers, media artists, directors, in fact: anyone who is interested in learning about how technology can enhance performance and performance can enhance technology.
ODH18>BODY INTERFACE will take place in Oulu, Northern Finland, from 22-24 August 2018, with an optional workshop day (an introduction to creating interactive systems with Isadora) for participating artists on Tuesday 21st, and potential for extra performances in the evening of 24th (tbc).
ODH is a creative space where artists come together to explore the relationship between movement and technology. The process is supported with a range of equipment and mentoring. It takes place in the well-equipped dance studios of Oulu University of Applied Sciences and involves a group of students from the dance and media departments.
Tuesday 21.8 – daytime: Introductory Workshop – learn how to process data with Isadora to create body-responsive systems. No previous experience required.
Tuesday evening: Social Event – screenings, performance, food, sauna and VR creative space.
Wednesday & Thursday: Studio Sessions – Split into groups and choose equipment, simultaneous development of movement/sound/visuals/interactivity. Thursday afternoon: Peer performances and feedback.
Friday 24.8: setting up public access, rehearsal and performance.
The Oulu Dance Hack is free to attend, but places are limited. Previously ODH participants have travelled from USA, UK, Canada, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Switzerland, Portugal, Germany, Hungary and Finland. We are looking forward to hearing from you.
Please send a CV and covering letter that states why you would like to be part of the Hack to: