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Thesis Info

LABS ID
00166
Title
LIVE CINEMA LANGUAGE AND ELEMENTS
Author
Mia Makela
2nd Author
3rd Author
Degree
MA in New Media
Year
2006
Number of Pages
70
University
Helsinki University of Art and Design
Thesis Supervisor
Laura Baigorri
Supervisor e-mail
interzona AT interzona.org
Other Supervisor(s)
Language(s) of Thesis
english
Department / Discipline
Media Laboratory
Languages Familiar to Author
finnish, english, castellano
URL where full thesis can be found
www.solu.org/writings.html
Keywords
live cinema, realtime, live, vj, audiovisual, performance, projection, participation, space, time, loop, composition, montage, effect, color music, visual music, laptop, software, synthesiser
Abstract: 200-400 words
LIVE CINEMA is a recently coined term for realtime audiovisual performances. Even though the term is new, it has a long trajectory. It is not an easy task to discuss this creative practise though, as there does not seem to exist a written theory or a complete history, or even many analysis of realtime audiovisual performances. Lately some writers have started to pay attention to this visual practise, like Annette Dekker, Paul Spinrad and Timothy Jaeger, who have written about VJng. The term Video Jockey was first used to describe people who presented music videos on MTV, and from there the term has changed into meaning video performance artists who create live visuals to all kind of music. What is still missing is analysis about the content of the works. It seems that the content has been the