INTERNATIONAL METABODY FORUM – IMF 2016, London

This project was supported by a grant for METABODY: Media Embodiment Tekhne and Bridges of Diversity (EU Culture Program) and Centre for Contemporary and Digital Performance at Brunel University London.

Stage direction by Johannes Birringer
Fashion design concepts and art design by Michèle Danjoux
Featuring: Yoko Ishiguro, Vanessa Michielon, Azzie McCutcheon, Angeliki Margeti, Helenna Ren, Elisabeth Sutherland, Hongye Deng, Waka Arai, Sasha Pitale (performers)
Live sound generation and processing by Hae-in Song, Johannes Birringer
Audiophonics design by Michèle Danjoux, Jonathan Reus, Marcello Lussana
Sound objects engineering: Neal Spowage, Marije Baalman
Graphics and Kinect interface design by Chris Bishop / Video by Hae-in Song, Johannes Birringer, Martina Reynolds
Videography and programming by Chris Bishop, Johannes Birringer, Hae-in Song
Lighting by Johannes Birringer
All performance materials composed collaboratively by the lab ensemble
Dociumentary video camera: Martina Reynolds, Chris Bishop, Johannes Birringer
Technical director: Graeme Shaw
Associate Producer: Martina Reynolds

Additional artistic contributions: Jonathan Reus, Miri Lee, Seeta Indrani, Barbara Ulaite, Pernille Rübner-Petersen
The incantations heard from the suspended veil are ‘Sacheolga’ sung by Korean mudang Sanghyun Jo in ritual performance.
Field reccording courtesy of Hae-in Song (2014). All voice recordings by the ensemble. Additional music by Oliver Doyle and Han.