New piece for Alexander Whitley Dance Company with Memo Akten coming 2016
By using algorithms to build models based on the observation of our actions, computers recognize patterns and can predict our next steps. Pattern Recognition is an investigation into dance choreography and digital technologies, exploring the themes of learning and memory in relation to artificial intelligence technology.
Continuing a collaborative relationship begun with AWDC's first production, The Measures Taken, Whitley and Akten strive to develop and use as a basis for choreography a responsive system of moving projectors that can track, learn and react he watches two dancers.
Dancers: Wayne Parsons and Antonette Dayrit
Music: The reflecting mirror, pt. 2 by the cape of Haxan