Charged Room

The Charged room is an overall term for Opera Mecatronica-technologies, when cameras are connected to custom built software in order to transform spatial movement to sound and music.

The different versions of the Charged Room are:

1. Text Reading Machine where dancers interact with recorded readings of texts by William Blake


2. Coloratura Machine: Opera singers interacting with their own voice


3. Opera singers interacting with each other through the triggering of sampled accompaniment music


4. Observer system. Interacting with the voice of Maria Callas and the voice of Zinka Milanov

Research article:
https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2889470
Versions where a dancer interacts with instrumental recordings (such as a violin, harpsichord and organ) is done

Claudine Ulrich performing in The Charged Room – in ”The Crystal Cabinet”.

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