As part of my bodily focus and improvisation practice I train fluid vocalizing of speech-like syllables with no readily comprehended meaning. I have uploaded it to YouTube and play around with the auto translate. The algorithm understood it as Italian.
Category Archives: Performance
I’ve spend some time trying to experience and understand the concept of ASMR. I really see potential in it and love the mediated experience. I’ve had tingling and even momentarily euphoria! It stimulate sensations of actual touch and visual enjoyment. One of my favorite ASMR practitioners is Ally of ASMRrequests. She explains her concern about the experience of being touched in a mediated way through the microphones: http://youtu.be/k-VVYMsBFXM?t=16m39s. I really love this new kind of experience design problem.
Photos by Jakob la Cour
Photos by Jakob la Cour
I’m exhibiting together with 80 recently graduated designers and 19 craftspeople from The Danish Design School. I exhibit my master project Masque Society. Masque Society is a personal development reality game targeting citizens. The main focus of Masque Society is to play in the city with masks. The Danish Design SchoolThe exhibition, Meldahls Smedie, HolmenDanneskiold-Samsøes Allé 511435 Cph. K. Open 6-21 August, every weekday 11:00-20:00, weekends 12:00-18:00.Free admission.
A rare glimpse of Mr. Nielson
‘Hand From Above’ is a really cool project that engage people at public places. Learn more about the project here: http://www.chrisoshea.org/hand-from-above Chris O’Shea is a really inspiring designer and he has a focus on playfulness. I love how that influence his work!
Photos by Jakob la Cour, www.jakoblacour.com ‘Trajets de vie, trajets de ville’ by Ex Nihilo is extremely playful and simple in the structure. I took some photos while they where in Copenhagen for Metropolis festival 2009.
Waterfools in Copenhagen at Sortedamssøen as part of the Metropolis Festival 2009. A magical experience of performance on water in the city. Thousands of people gathered around the spectacle! I did some photos that can be seen here. Photos by Jakob la Cour, www.jakoblacour.com
Rider Spoke is a work for cyclists combining theatre with game play and state of the art technology. The project continues Blast Theory’s enquiry into performance in the age of personal communication. Developing from works such as Uncle Roy All Around You (2003) the piece invites the audience to cycle through the streets of the city, equipped with a handheld computer. They search for a hiding place and record a short message there. And then they search for the hiding places of others. The piece continues Blast Theory’s fascination with how games and new communication technologies are creating new hybrid […]