IMorphia: An Embodied Performance System

Brown, Richard (2016) IMorphia: An Embodied Performance System. Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2016. pp. 3820-3823. ISSN 978-1-4503-4082-3

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iMorphia combines body tracking, games engine technology and projection to create the illusion of an embodied virtual character within a virtual set. The performer wears a white costume onto which a virtual character is projected creating the illusion of a three dimensional figure, which through body tracking, closely follows the movements of the performer. Video glasses connected to a video camera enable the performer to see their transformed self from the same perspective as the audience. This shift in perspective, ‘the embodied performative turn’, represents a novel performative form of interaction directed at an audience whilst challenging inherent conventions of screen based interaction.

Item Type: Article
ISSN: 978-1-4503-4082-3
Subjects: Computer Science, Information & General Works
Technology > Digital Works
Performance > Theatre
Courses by Department: Academy of Innovation and Research > Research
Depositing User: Richard Brown
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2018 10:36
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2022 16:28


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