Puppeteer motion-capture costume
Added Feb 29, 2008
Brooklyn, New Yo...
The Puppeteer motion-capture suit was designed for a series of performances about motion, gesture and communication.
In this edition the performer, wearing the custom designed soft sensor suit, puppeteers musical robots. As the performer begins to experiment with the system’s potential, her dance becomes both action and reaction.
cotton jersey, 1.5 mm thick neoprene, stretch conductive fabric, conductive thread, Velostat, Aleene’s stretchy fabric glue, Shapelock, baby powder, wire, headers, circuitboads, Bluetooth, zip, velcro, metal poppers
The Puppeteer project is by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson. Each Puppeteer edition is realized in collaboration with individual dancers and performers.
This edition was developed during a one-month residency at LEMUR in Brooklyn, NY.