Gene Kogan & Alec Schachner

Starstomp

ABOUT THE INSTALLATION

350 piezo (contact) microphones are placed underneath the floor, producing strange sounds as people stomp on them. Simultaneously a Kinect and projector face downward from the ceiling, tracking participants and projecting interactive graphics around their feet. Starstomp is an immersive interactive audiovisual environment that takes you into the stars. The audience is invited into a space where their every movement generates light and sound, creating a dreamscape of our cosmos.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Gene Kogan is an artist and programmer based in New York City. He writes software for the performing arts and researches the application of emerging technology for creative expression across a variety of contexts including live music, theatre, and dance.

Contact: kogan.gene@gmail.com

Alec Schachner is an experimental multi-genre musician, performance artist, and independent researcher and translator. He currently resides in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, where he has been living and working for the past five and a half years.

Contact: ags2110@gmail.com

Photo Credit : Mitwa A.V.Roheet Hede
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