Thai Tracings

an interactive digital installation

by Sarah Rubidge: sound by Alan Stones

Created for and presented in the International Performing Arts Festival

Bangkok University, Bangkok, Thailand

February 1st - 3rd 2013

 

 

Examples of Thai Tracings Digital Imagery

 

Examples of Classical Thai dancers transformed by video processing (1)

Classical Thai dancer transformed by video processing (2)

Example of video processing used on classical dancers to create 'digital' shadow puppets

Example of video processing used to create an ephemeral trace of traditional dancers

Digital shadow puppet (2)

Example of overlaying processed imagery of dancers on contemporary environments

 

These images are taken directly from the Thai Tracings program that was created in Mark Coniglio's Isadora software. It shows some of the forms of video processing used on raw video footage of traditional Thai dancers to create the digital inhabitants of the installation. From digital 'shadow puppets' to empheral traces of dancers of the past these liminal dancers permeate the installation to offer a sense of the co-presence of past and present.

 

 

 

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Video of Thai Tracings in situ

 

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