Achieve knowledge and basic management of the most important software tools, in order to facilitate further study.
Arouse interest in the inclusion of interactive multimedia technology in scenic creations and stimulate a multidisciplinary approach.
Define lines of research on situations and ways in which it is appropriate to apply the software.
Explore the modification of scenic space and time caused by the implementation of this tool.
Project artistic achievements with interactive digital technology applied.
Module 1. Introduction to the use of Isadora software. Installation. General configuration of the software and its connection with microphones and video cameras. Workspace: actors, scene, control tools. Types of real-time image processing. Image and video file processing. Image processing captured in real time. Sound processing. MIDI and OSC data transmission. Interaction through sound. Interaction through movement tracking. Different types of sensors.
Module 2. Scenic applications. Use of real-time image processing, both captured and previously recorded in image or video files. Virtual spaces and bodies. Relationship between dancers and real and virtual spaces. Use of sound and its processing possibilities. The performer and the scenic space as controller of digital processing. Construction of scenic application exercises. Formation of work groups to present a final work, which consists of a work-in-progress of an artistic project.
Duration and schedule
The course can be done in several formats.
Masterclass: a class of four or six hours where only module 1 is developed as far as possible according to the previous knowledge of the attendees.
Regular course: between twelve and eighteen hours divided into several classes of two, three or four hours. The works of the final exhibition are presented just sketched.
Intensive course: between eighteen and twenty-four hours in three or four days of six or eight hours a day. The works of the final exhibition are more elaborate.
Residence: between thirty-six and forty-eight hours in five or six days between six and eight hours. The works of the final exhibition are site-specific, presented in their final version and the exhibition is open to the public. This format has higher requirements in terms of space and technical resources.