Einstein's Dream / FQRSC -Appui au Project Novateurs Program - Hexagram Residency - (2011)
Phase 1 and 2
Einstein's Dream sought to build time conditioning installations & techniques capable of creating palpable alternatives to the everyday experience of time. Our intention was to construct physical zones in which objects and fields of lighting, sound, and video would change in concert with the inhabitants’ movement to create a new architecture of kinetic material and digital media in which time becomes an elastic medium of expression and invention.
- Demonstrates a variety of interactive media outcomes. Phase 1: dedicated to the exploration of new techniques, methods and the design and development of innovative interactive media. Phase 2: used to assess the results of Phase 1 within an exhibit, envisaged as a means of altering the participant’s perception of time.
The floor of the space was covered with 13 metric tons of sand in order to provide an organic surface with which the body could interact.
Frankenstein’s Ghosts / SSHRC – Research/Creation Project (2007-2010)
A deconstruction, analysis and exploration of the substantive themes emerging from of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, such as: what are the boundaries of the human? To what extent do we create ourselves? What is our responsibility towards what we create? What ethical challenges do our present technological advances present? And what does it mean to be human?
- Demonstrates our capacity to work on large-scale productions utilizing traditional theatre practice and stagecraft, cutting edge technology and creative, collaborative and collective exploration. The material chronicles the works informal presentation in 2010.