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DANCE FILM OPEN CALL 

UNTIL FEBRUARY 15, 2023

Hand extension, inheritance of the palm – Mechanical Puppet Project

He-lin Luo
Sunday 18 September 2022
14:30 GMT+2
LICHTHOF Theater
  • Performance
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.

| Credits

Artists | 陳依純 I-Chun Chen, 羅禾淋 He-lin Luo
Programmer | 廖振淇 Liao Chen-Chi
Dancers | 林沂蓁 Lin Yi-Jen, 趙婉甯 Chao Wan-Ning
Project Manager | 詹雅婷 Chan Ya-Ting
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University

He-lin Luo

| Social

| Biography

He-lin 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

He-lin 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.