MELT

Enter a dynamic world of immersive sound, living hieroglyphs and dripping ice. MELT is an interactive world inhabited by dancers wearing tiny wireless video cameras and infrared sensors that control spectacular mixing of live video with original footage of glaciers, ice caves and the cycle of water. In this large-scale installation of hundreds of pounds of ice, LOSTWAX explores the encounter between Tibetan Buddhist iconography and performance technology.

Created by Jamie Jewett
Music by Polly Hall
Performed by Ali Fischer, Eun Jung Gonzalez, & Megan Mckenna

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Created by Jamie Jewett

Performed by Eun Jung Choi, Ali Fischer, and Megan McKenna.
Music by Polly Hall
2008

MELT uses an array of technologies specifically designed and adapted for this project. Technologies include: Micro body-mounted high bandwidth wireless video cameras Movable projections Infrared motion tracking controlled real-time calligraphy – SEE SAMPLE VIDEO HERE A custom built abstract moving font – the “Dakini Script” Ice Instrument.