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Cinematic Performing Arts

Since the world began to lockdown in response to the pandemic I’ve been pondering the question: How to make resilient performing arts? As a result, I’ve developed a new format in collaboration with Mille Maria Dalsgaard from Sydhavn Teater for the piece Luna Seconda. Luna Seconda is a cinematic theater play where the audience gets wireless radiofrequency earphones and enters an immersive setting to be engulfed in a cinematic performing arts piece that revolves around them and with video recorded from the setting and projected onto a bobbinet. Simultaneous the content is being streamed to an online audience that sits […]

Immersive XR performance

JAKOB LA COUR STUDIO has been working hard in collaboration with Makropol on building the foundation for immersive XR performance. So we are thrilled to announce the project XR BLACK BOX that is made possible with support from The Danish Arts Foundation. XR BLACK BOX is initiated to expand the reality of the performing arts through the use of XR-media. During the next 6 months we will do this through industry networking, experimental performing arts production, technical and methodical development, knowledge sharing, audience involvement, and other things that can make XR performing arts a bubbling and exciting field to be […]

Layers of immersion

Each time you add a layer of sensory involvement the immersion deepens and the intensity of the experience increase. This realization became very clear when I experienced the same content showed in different ways. As an example let us go through these hypothetical layers: 1.) Imagine a person watching a video of a situation where there is a person sitting at a chair by a table with a plate, knife, and fork and eating a lovely dinner. 2.) The next layer could be seeing the same situation from a first-person perspective. 3.) Now we see it as a 360 video […]