DANCE PERFORMANCE & DIGITAL ARTS
Duration / about 40 min + public installation (about 80 min)
Hakanaï will be performed on August 13 at 8pm and August 14 at 9.30pm, at studio T in SFU Woodwards.
Directors and Digital performance / Adrien Mondot & Claire Bardainne
Dancer / Akiko Kajihara
Soundscape / Christophe Sartori, Loïs Drouglazet
MOCO registrant will have free passes for Hakanaï performance.
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Hakanaï is a haiku dance performance taking place in a cube of moving images projected live by a digital performer. In Japanese, this word Hakanaï is the union of two elements, one alluding to man and one alluding to the dream. It is used to define the ephemeral, the fragile, the transitory, the intangible nature of matter. This words together with the tulle covered cube, create the starting point for this piece. The four projectors reveal on the tulle a graphic universe in constant evolution. Performed by an artist as a “digital score”, it is generated and interpreted live. The dancer’s body enters into a dialogue with the moving images in motion. These simple and abstract black and white shapes behave according to physical rules that the senses recognise and to mathematic models created from the observation of nature. The audience experiences the performance in several stages. They first discover the exterior of the installation. As the dancer arrives, they gather around to watch the performance. When the choreography has ended, the audience can then take some time to wander amongst the moving images.