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Sentient Ocean

  • AV Performance
  • Live Cinema (Narrative)
  • Experimental Electronics
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Sentient Ocean
Sentient Ocean is an audiovisual live performance which was inspired by the intelligent ocean on the planet Solaris described in the novel by Stanisław Lem of the same title.

The essence of the project is to create a fluid, ever-changing audiovisual experience that allows the audience to immerse themselves in sound and image.

Both audio and video are generated in real time, existing between what is natural and what is synthesized.

Loosely referring to Lem's work, the project touches upon topics such as emergence, systems theory, identity and the relationship between machine and nature.

Duration (minutes)

25

What is needed

Setup and Linecheck Time: 60 Minutes
A skilled technician should overlook and assist the setup, linecheck and performance.
Table
- The performer stands at a sturdy table (sometimes called a DJ-Table) on stage.
- The table should have a minimum size of 70 x 120 cm, height 90-100 cm.
- The table should have a matte black surface to avoid reflections.
- The front and sides of the table should be covered with black fabric (stage molton).
Video
- Output: 1920x1080p 60 / 3840x2160p 60 also possible.
- HDMI or Displayport is preferred over NDI for lower latency. The cable needs to be on stage.
- A high brightness, native 1920x1080p Full HD Projector with HDMI input is required.
- The video projection should be correctly aligned with the projection surface.
- The projection surface needs to be a 16:9 clean white or grey surface.
- The projection surface should cover the wall behind the performer.
- Rear projection is preferred over front projection to avoid shadows.
- In certain situations other aspect ratios and resolutions are also acceptable.
Audio
- Output: Stereo over 2x 6.3mm balanced TRS audio cable (2x 6.3mm stereo jack)
- An appropriately sized sound system with subwoofers needs to be set up at the venue.
- In case of mulitchannel sound, an appropriate USB Audio Interface needs to be at the venue.
Monitoring
- The performer requires stereo monitoring on stage with separate volume control.
Light
- No stage light wanted or needed. The audience room has to be as dark as possible.
Power
- The performer requires a power bar with 6 european power sockets (Type F - Schuko) on stage.

What the artists brings

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  • AV Performance
  • Live Cinema (Narrative)
  • Experimental Electronics

Authors

Monocolor
Monocolor

Austria Vienna

Events

Live Cinema Festival 2022
Live Cinema Festival 2022
Monday, 26 September 2022