BODY DRIFT

BODY DRIFTPerformance by Jakob Marsico and Chris Carlson Fri 03 Nov6:30pm Festival Reception, College of Fine Arts Great Hall7:30pm Immersive Audiovisual Performance, College of Fine Arts Kresge TheatreSat 04 Nov6:30pm Festival Reception, College of Fine Arts Great Hall7:30pm Immersive Audiovisual Performance, College of Fine Arts Kresge Theatre

JAKOB MARSICO – CHRIS CARLSONInformal Master Class immediately follows performances of Body DriftFri 03 Nov8:30pm Backstage, College of Fine Arts Kresge TheatreSat 04 Nov8:30pm Backstage, College of Fine Arts Kresge Theatre



BODY DRIFT is an immersive audiovisual performance that uses video-driven animation and multi-channel sound to examine the subtle shifts that take place in the development and degradation of sensory perception.

An informal master class with Jakob Marsico and Chris Carlson, providing a backstage look at the technologies behind ‘Body Drift’, takes place immediately following the performances on Friday and Saturday.

JAKOB MARSICO is an interaction designer and media artist in Pittsburgh PA. He runs Ultra Low Res Studio, an arts-engineering firm that works with developers and architects to integrate dynamic, experiential installations with the built environment. Marsico holds an adjunct instructor position at Carnegie Mellon where he teaches Reactive Spaces and Media Architecture. He has a B.A. in Religious Studies from George Washington University and a Masters of Tangible Interaction Design from Carnegie Mellon University.
www.ultralowres.com

CHRIS CARLSON is a sound artist and software developer based in Richmond VA. His work draws from a breadth of experience in interactive music and responsive environments and aims to inspire others to explore and create. Carlson’s app, Borderlands Granular, received an Award of Distinction in Digital Music and Sound Art in the 2013 Prix Ars Electronica and has been recognized and presented by the ZKM Center for Art and Media and Sónar Festival. Carlson holds a M.A. from Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics and a B.S. in Physics from James Madison University.
www.modulationindex.com