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Axon is a dance performance, choreographed by Allen Kajea and interpreted by students in the Ryerson Dance program. I created the backdrop projections for the performance using a generative approach. The visual were rendered in real-time by custom software and driven by the position and movements of dancers of stage, sometimes as many as 18 at a time. The performance featured seven distinct visual movements, each following the progression of the dance.

About Axon: (An axon is a long, slender projection of a nerve cell, that conducts electrical impulses away from the neuron’s cell body) Inspired by our insatiable thirst for knowledge, intimacy and eternal search for humanity

Created with support from Aaron Bertsein