Allen, J. Anthony


Playing with Fire: An unexpected collaboration

Organised Sound: Vol. 9 no. 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 229-232.


Language(s): English


Mapping Gesture Capture Interdisciplinary Artistic Work Collaboration


Working with dancers to generate musical material has been the interest of many composers since such technologies became available. My work focuses on a particular kind of dance - a fire dancer - to generate sonic material. Working with a fire dancer in a collaborative environment creates a unique set of difficulties with rewarding outcomes.