What Does A Body Know? (2009)

Music - Bob Pritchard | Text - Meryn Cadell

What Does A Body Know? is the first complete work written for Digital Ventriloquized Actor (DIVA) and sound files. This performance environment allows the user to create synthetic speech using cybergloves and position trackers to control a formant speech synthesizer. What Does A Body Know? was premiered in Kofu, Japan in January 2009 with the full premiere occuring in Kitchener-Waterloo at the 2009 Open Ears Festival.

DIVA concept: Sid Fels
Direction: James Tait
Lighting: Itai Erdal
Costuming/Set Design: Helene Day-Fraser
Videography: Zoe Macdougal
Audio assistance: Nicolas D'Alessandro
Technical assistance - software: Cam Hassall
Key Grip, Technical assistance - hardware: Johnty Wang

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