instance: Soma-based multi-user interaction design for the telematic sonic arts

Lucy Strauss, Kivanç Tatar, Sumalgy Nuro
2021 Organised Sound  
The telematic work instance is a performance for viola and dance that digitally connects performers in Vancouver and Cape Town. The network interface enables a violist and a dancer to simultaneously play multi-user digital music-dance instruments over the internet with music and dance. The composition, design and performance interaction of instance draw from acoustic multi-user instrument paradigms and music-dance interactions in the African performing arts to explore the idiosyncrasies of the
more » ... elematic performance space. The iterative design process implements soma-based research methods to inspire sonic compositional material with the body and to explore the performers' embodied experience of sonic aesthetics during their interaction.
doi:10.1017/s1355771821000479 fatcat:djqv3diuj5dire5bgexmxxsxdi