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Concept, design, costumes, and direction: Forrest Oliphant, Liisa Pesonen, Hannele Romppanen Dancers: Helena Romppanen & Minja Mertanen Impulse/Control is a game-based dance performance. The performance is based on two arcade controllers operated by the leaders, and two dancers — the Samurai Sisters. The … Continue reading

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haptic motion communication

My animation project in Media Lab involves a couple that dances together from opposite sides of the globe via robotic surrogates. Social dancers communicate lead and follow through momentum of the torso. Argentine tango’s lead and follow can be very … Continue reading

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