Digital Body: Ascent

23 October, 2:00 pm

1 hrPWYD

Film / discussion | Biology, Dance, Environment & Nature, Environment and Nature

How does a bird fly? How do humans communicate through dance? Choreographer Alexander Whitley’s new digital dance film examines these themes and more. Created with scientists from Oxford Flight Lab and young people from Oxford’s Parasol Project, this premiere is part of the Digital Body project, a collaborative platform for digital dance exploring how human movement can be represented using motion-capture and 3D animation technology.

Artistic Director – Alexander Whitley

Digital artists – Quentin Corker-Marin & Felix Marrington-Reeve

Dancers – The Parasol Project

Scientific consultants – Oxford Flight Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

Music – Ascent by Neil Cowley & Ben Lukas Boysen

Supported by UK Research and Innovation, Arts Council England, UK Science Festivals Network

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