Examining human motion from various standpoints using next-level technologies and methods of expression, Lucid Motion engaged visitors through digital dance performances themed around human motion, lights and shades.
Informed by careful observation to discover and elucidate the essential potentialities inherent to the human body, data, programming, computers and more, globally-renowned Japanese artist group Rhizomatiks Research and founder Daito Manabe, presented their performance-driven art to probe the interrelationships and boundaries separating the analog and digital, real and virtual.
The Main Gallery featured a dance performance themed on human motion, lights and shades that was experienced as an immersive installation. Although lights and shades have been a common subjects for dance, this installation presented them in a completely new visual world with perfectly-synchronized choreography and lighting.
Using interactive elements, the installation invited the audience to become a part of the movement and bring their own data that is used within the visual that moved with the audience in real time. The algorithm used to transfer different visual styles was inspired by classical paintings, each installation in gallery one and two features a different style.
Containing four different interactive elements, gallery two featured stylized interactive installations where visitors could see themselves on the walls around them. Uniquely animated, visitors could actually see their likeness being portrayed in the artwork.
Containing multiple 2D and 3D objects that could be activated using an iPad to see Augmented Reality artwork. There are six 3D objects, three of which were 3D printed and three that are actual objects relating to the exhibit and the artist.