What Does a Body Know? (2009)
for Digital Ventriloquized Actor (DiVA) and sound clips Music by Bob Pritchard Libretto by Meryn Cadell Software by Sid Fels & Bob Pritchard
What Does A Body Know? is the first complete work written for Digital Ventriloquized Actor (DiVA) and sound files. This performance environment allows the user to create synthetic speech using cybergloves and position trackers to control a formant speech synthesizer.
What Does A Body Know? was premiered by Marguerite Witvoet in Kyoto, Japan in January 2009 with the full premiere occuring in Kitchener-Waterloo at the 2009 Open Ears Festival.
For this video:
Direction: James Tait
Lighting: Itai Erdal
Costuming/Set Design: Helene Day-Fraser
Videography: Zoe Macdougal
Audio assistance: Nicolas D'Alessandro
Technical assistance - software: Cam Hassall
Key Grip, Technical assistance - hardware: Johnty Wang