Performance in collaboration with Juana Lor (actress) and Nelson Mateo (original idea).
Interactivity study in the context of physical theater.
The idea is to create a corporal conversation between the actress and her shadow/shilouette using an adaptation of the algorithm described in the paper The Representation and Recognition of Action Using Temporal Templates" by James W. Davis and Aaron F. Bobick and the Rudolf Laban ideas about corporal movement (Laban Movement Analisys) that are frequently used in physical theater.
By recognizing gestures of the actress the software should be able to look in a database of recorded movements for predefined answers to the actress. Allowing some improvisation
C++ development using openFrameworks, opencv, libosc