header-middle-v2_2x
Dance & Dance Film 

// Festival

Hand extension, inheritance of the palm – Mechanical Puppet Project

Helin Luo
Sunday 18 September 2022
14:30 GMT+1
LICHTHOF Theater
  • Digital Dance
Taiwan

| Synopsis

This performance uses robotic arms to control physical puppets. The performers use motion capture gloves to record hand movements. The gloves digitize the movements, and the data is translated to control the movement of the robotic puppet arms. The relationship between form and meaning represents the history and culture of the puppet show in Taiwan and introduces an old tradition to new technological possibilities.
| Get tickets

| Credits

Yi-Bing Lin, He-Lin Luo, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University.

Helin Luo

| Biography

Helin Luo graduated with a master’s degree from Graduate School of Arts and Technology, Taipei National University of the Arts and a doctoral degree from Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia, National Taiwan University. He specializes in creating interdisciplinary works using art and technology. For his creations, he draws from his personal experience of being extremely addicted to online games during middle and upper school to explore the power of virtual worlds, the thrill of speed, and other variations during this era of technology.

| Biography

Helin Luo graduated with a master’s degree from Graduate School of Arts and Technology, Taipei National University of the Arts and a doctoral degree from Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia, National Taiwan University. He specializes in creating interdisciplinary works using art and technology. For his creations, he draws from his personal experience of being extremely addicted to online games during middle and upper school to explore the power of virtual worlds, the thrill of speed, and other variations during this era of technology.

keep up with
festival news