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Titlipur

MM Young, S Baird, L Whittier, M Young (ed.)

Published : 2003

Abstract

“The gardens were deep in the mist, through which the butterfly clouds were swirling, one mist intersecting another,” – Salman Rushdie Sound design and composition by Miriama Young, with performance, choreography & costume created by Sara Baird of Anemone Dance Theater in collaboration with Video Artist Lee Whittier. Titlipur is a real time interactive piece for dance, utilizing custom-made hardware. The choreography is drawn from the Butoh tradition and explores the human habitation of a bird-like form through movement. For the interactive sound component, Sara manipulates in real time birdsong samples of a bird endemic to the islands of New Zealand, the Tui. In terms of the technology, cus..

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