• Real-time media EEG performance

  • 2009
  • Claudia Robles
  • Fellowship Project

This performance is about the materialization of the performer‘s thoughts and feelings on the stage. In the performance, the imagination becomes spatial.

The stage is a place for the appearance of the invisible. Yasu Ohashi says: the actors aim at our senses, our body and our unconscious and not at our intellect. Their gestures try to envision THE INVISIBLE WORLD [1].

A large image is projected in the stage, with a surround sound, creating an immersive space. The image and sound projected on the space interact with the performer through an EEG (electroencephalogram) interface, which measures the performer’s brain activity. These values are transmited to the computer and used to create new sounds and images, making the performer construct his own environment.



[1] Die Rebellion des Körpers, Butoh, Ein Tanz aus Japan. Edited by Michael Haerdter and Sumie Kawai. Alexander Verlag, 1988, p. 25


INsideOUT at CAS Gallery, Miami