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Interactive Jellyfish @PHOTON ATTACK

Bouke Bommerson, Šarūnė Paulauskaitė and me (Kayleigh Beard) have created an interactive jellyfish during the two-day workshop “PHOTON ATTACK” of artist Niklas Roy.

You can touch its tentacles and the jellyfish will respond with its lights. Or. You will get electrocuted.

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Kluster: Ambient Performance @Freeze Festival

This week I participated at the workshop “Kluster” which was part of the Media Art Festival in Leeuwarden. The workshop was given by Samuel van Dijk en Michel Pitstra in the Academie voor Popcultuur.

The workshop was all about performance possibilities with electronic music. So it didn’t go into technical detail about sounds and electronic music, but rather into creating a canvas that allows the musician to perform live with sounds that can be ‘endlessly’  tweaked. The theme of the week was relaxation and hypnotisation, and thus the goal was to prepare a performance that is ambient, hypnotising and relaxing.

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TardiSpaces, hacking webcams to microscopes

During the LIFE/FORMS workshop of Tez, Desta and I created TardiSpaces, a live installation in which micro organisms are musical performers, and together with their microscopic image create an aesthetic experience of tardigrade spaces.  Isn’t it fascinating that tardigrades can survive almost everything, including being in space?

This video gives an atmospheric impression of experiments and presentations with this installation.

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