KAIR artist in residence program Green Valley Association
A mobile multimedia performance with Awa Odori dancers (Tokushima/ Japan) wearing traditional costumes equipped with sound-to-light LED systems and wireless receivers. . Their wearable LED lighting (using sound-to-light sensors) light up the costumes in a three-tier system according to the sounds (bass, midrange, and treble). Thus the costumes "light up" according to the their accompanying musical instruments (shamisen, drums and flute) .
The theme of the Tokushima LED festival was LED lighting: I cooperated with a local dance group (Awa Odori dancers) and build special costumes that lighted up according to their musicians' sound. During the festivals they performed 3 times at night in the streets of Tokushima. The puiblic "sees" the music thrtough the LED lighting on the costumes.
I cooperated with a local dance group (Awa Odori dancers) and build special costumes that lighted up according to their musicians' sound.
These are in effect "upgraded" traditional costumes using modern technology .
Awa Odori 3000
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