! Co LAPse KoDe

Kaleidoscope & Object Score Notation, the Next Generation

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Adding quality to text

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Inspired by Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons An developed the following writing score:

* Choose a raw material (a word)

* Practise accumulation from this word by using one of the following qualities: Read the rest of this post

Aug 19, 2010

Adding quality to mouvement

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Inspired by John Smith’s The Girl Chewing gum (1976) Dorothé and An improvised the following way:

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Aug 19, 2010

Fotograma by Aniara Rodado & co

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During the Lab2Lab meeting in Medialab Prado in June 2010 An met Paris based choreographer Aniara Rodado. They found out they had been working with the same set-up of surveillance camera, projection, and motion tracking through openframeworks & opencv. Read the rest of this post

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Aug 4, 2010

Exercice de style

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Choreographer Dorothé Depeauw & storyteller An Mertens worked together for one week in a studio at Summerstudios (Parts) from 26-30 July 2010. The sky was bright blue & the ambiance in the studio warm & smooth.

Starting point was the Kaleidoscope game ‘Exercice de Style‘.
They developed scores for each other, executed them, annotated the result, transformed the result into a new score that would be handed over again to the other. Ingredients of the score were mouvement, voice, notation, itinerary, daily life in the city, accumulation and code (the manual of objscrs).

The work was fluent, the results promising, the green light was given to have a closer look at what Kaleidoscope had generated in terms of questions & new challenges. !Co LAPse KoDe was launched although it did not have that name yet.

More pictures can be found here.

Aug 4, 2010