Conceived by Taiwanese artist SU Wen-Chi, Dancing Gravity is an experimental performance project on how to imagine and perceive the abstract gravity in astronomy with the movement of dance,sound, and light. Originated in Accelerate@CERN Taiwan (Geneva)in 2016 and supported by Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) in the U.S.
2019, its current working-in-progress Black Hole Museum + Body Browser is evolved with C-LAB Taiwan Sound Lab; inviting dancer, sound and VR artists jointly explore aspects of performing in a VR spacetime, along with reflections on the epidemic prevention and border control during the creation period, on how we meet offsite.
Concept / Workshop Planning: SU Wen-chi
Choreography：SU Wen-chi, TU Li-wei
Dancer: TU Li-wei
Sound Design / Acoustic Treatment / WFS support : WU Ping-sheng
Scenography Design: CHANG Huei-ming
Black Hole Museum VR Design: HSIEH Wen-yee
Body Browser VR Design : HUANG Yu-jie
VR Program Integration / Motion capture: HUANG Yu-jie
Scientific Partner : Diego Blas
Workshop / Rehearsal assistant: HSU Hai-wen
Project Manager: LO Yin-ru
Taiwan Sound Lab:Director – Hsieh Tsui-Yu
Project Coordinator – Cécile Huang
Project Executive – Lee Hua
Sound Engineering – Dean Chi-You
Production: YILAB, Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab
Special Thanks: EMPAC / Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
SU WENCHI Ｘ YILAB, Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab
SU WENCHI is a choreographer, new media artist and the founder of YILAB.
Combining the concepts and forms of new media and performing arts, she attempts to rethink the possibilities of dance from the perspective of new media, extending the controversy and reflection of contemporary art in the face of the impact of digital technology. She has actively interacted and cooperated with local and international art communities through workshops, seminars,talks and performances. She is the artist-in-residence in the National Theater & Concert Hall in Taiwan 2017, Arts@CERN/ European Organization for Nuclear Research, and EMPAC /Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. As one of Taiwan’s iconic figures in this field, SU received the Jury’s Special Award in the 9th Taishin Arts Award and Alternative Design Gold Award in the 2017 World Stage Design Award.
In 2021, her collaboration with Swiss skincare house LA PRAIRIE was exclusively presented during Art Basel Miami Beach. ARTIST
2021｜長度：13’39″｜16.2 Ambisonic System, VR Headset