Arch of Neo – Audiovisual Performance and Video Work Exploring the Convergence Between Abstract Visual Music and Dance

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Mäenpää, Marjo Ruikka, Petri 2014-02-17T08:06:56Z 2014-02-17T08:06:56Z 2011
dc.description.abstract Arch of Neo (AoN) is an audiovisual performance and video work exploring the convergence between abstract visual music and the movement of dance. The practical part of the thesis consists of the documentation of the live audiovisual performance and two video works. The production part can be found on the accompanying DVD as movie files. The main objective of the thesis is to explore methods of creating visual counterpoints and analogies to the music of AoN. The other main objective is to look at convergence of the movement of two art forms, dance and abstract visualization, and examine how these two expressions could work together in creating a novel combination of moving image and sound. The written thesis situates AoN within the conceptual framework of VJing and visual music. The visualization of AoN differs in terms of narrativity in the two medias it is presented. The imagery of the dance is prevalent in the video works and the abstract in the performance. The combination of dance and abstract moving image explores the issue of fragmentary identity. The performance of the work examines the aspects of synchronization in real-time audiovisual performance. en
dc.format.extent 80
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.haspart The thesis work videos can be found on Vimeo. Short film "MMS": Short film "New Under the Sun": Arch of Neo performance excerpt at Kiasma Theatre (2010):
dc.subject.other New media en
dc.title Arch of Neo – Audiovisual Performance and Video Work Exploring the Convergence Between Abstract Visual Music and Dance en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.contributor.department Department of Media en
dc.contributor.department Median laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword VJ en
dc.subject.keyword visual music en
dc.subject.keyword audiovisual performance en
dc.subject.keyword performative video en
dc.subject.keyword dance en
dc.subject.keyword abstract animation en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201401281216
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Correia, Nuno
dc.programme Master's Degree Programme in New Media en
dc.programme Uuden median maisteriohjelma fi

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