My costume design is inspired by bees and bee colonies. I chose bees because I feel an affinity towards these creatures. Bees are like artists. Firstly, bees do not see colours the way humans do. They cannot see red but they view the world in ultraviolet (UV) light as shown below. This relates to how we learn to feel by Read more →
There are multiple outcomes for this creative research. So far, we have navigated our creative investigation around three main themes – touch, intimacy, and embodied narratives in the 3rd space. The objective is to explicate these three main themes through the performative components of video projections, creative movement, a live-composed soundscape, spoken text, and wearable technology. This Read more →
“Virtual embrace in the third space” is a concept in which two or more persons, who are in different spaces and locations, are to be placed together in a virtual, digital space. Their interaction in the digital space seems real. However, without the limitation of physical bodies and space, that interaction can be in the form of something Read more →
The Virtual Embrace
What fascinates digital artists is the ways in which their embodied existence is redefined in cyberspace. So they use digital technology to examine the interaction between the physical and the virtual…
–Dixon, Virtual Bodies
I was very inspired by the convergence of spaces in the third dimension. I find that the virtual embrace engages a different set of Read more →
Choose the image that I am gonna glitch. I hate to glitch it because I like the original picture very much.
Open the image in text file and manipulate it by adding to, deleting and substituting its code.
Eiko & Koma: My Parents
Eiko Otake and Takashi Koma Otake, generally known as Eiko & Koma, are a Japanese performance duo. Since 1972, Eiko & Koma have worked as co-artistic directors, choreographers, and performers, creating a unique theater of movement out of stillness, shape, light, sound, and time.
In post-war Japan, nature was part of the life and life was simpler Read more →
Thinking Herself Back: The body is a living archive according to Angeline Young, the artist who created and performed the piece. It told an evocative and striking story of displacement, struggle and migration. There were many Chinese elements in the performance to create the context of Chinese Civil War, for example, the Taoist rituals and her traditional Chinese Read more →
I didn’t really managed to dream much for the past week so I will be referring to some old dreams for inspiration.
Unable To Escape
This particular dream remains in my mind simply because it felt so real. I remember waking up, feeling very disoriented, in the dark with only a blue light. I tried to leave my room but for Read more →
What I think the performances “Thinking back herself…” and “Bamboo curtain” by Angeline Young means or represents (I did not do any background research because I wanted to learn more about the work through the artist herself. Please pardon me if I have the wrong perception in my initial stages of exploration.).
“Thinking back herself…”
I feel that “Thinking back herself…” is Read more →
Eiko & Koma: My Parents
Being a dancer only needs a body and nothing else. I thought that would be the least materialistic way of living. – Eiko
Eiko and Koma have a unique way of dancing that combines stillness, shape, light and sound. Both were born during the post-war era of Japan and lived in simple times where technology Read more →