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Saturday, May 7 • 3:45pm - Tuesday, July 5 • 4:00pm
A Conversation with Vibeke Sorensen

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Vibeke will discuss her large interactive visual music installation that includes biofeedback with plants. Inspired by Asian traditional folding screens, Tibetan medicine mandalas, and the atmospheric phenomenon known as the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights), Illuminations is a real-time, interactive screen visual music installation using objects from South Asia (Tibetan Singing Bowls, Indian Ottomans, folding screen), living plants, 3D graphics, sound and sensors. Users are asked to reconsider relationships between organic systems, material and digital cultures, and discover new connections among them. This "illuminated folding screen" seeks to transcend traditional "East-West", "Ancient-Modern", "Nature-Technology" relationships by translating data across species and modalities, producing a luminous environment for reflection, contemplation, and meditation.

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Vibeke Sorensen

Professor, Chair and Artist, School of Art, Design and Media Nanyang Technological University
Vibeke Sorensen is an artist and professor working in digital multimedia and animation, interactive architectural installation, and networked visual-music performance. Her work in experimental new media spans more than 3 decades, and has been published and exhibited worldwide, including in books, galleries, museums, conferences, performances, film festivals, on cable and broadcast television, and the internet. She has a long history of... Read More →



Saturday May 7, 2016 3:45pm - Tuesday July 5, 2016 4:00pm
Clemente Center 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002

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