Entrelacé: How Technology, Movement and Visuals Are Interlaced in The Film Design for The Royal Ballet’s ‘Woolf Works’

Hillman, John and Deepres, R (2018) Entrelacé: How Technology, Movement and Visuals Are Interlaced in The Film Design for The Royal Ballet’s ‘Woolf Works’. In: Electronic Visualisation and the Arts, 9th - 13th July 2018, London, UK.

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Abstract

The Royal Ballet’s Woolf Works, directed by Wayne McGregor, expresses multidisciplinary thinking by combining choreography, technology and design through the mediums of dance, sound, film, light and space. This paper will consider how movement and visual projections are interconnected through the film sequences produced by Ravi Deepres for ‘Wolf Works.’ Each film sequence uses different technologies to express Deepres’ conceptual ideas relating to Virginia Woolf and her writing. These include the use of super slow motion technologies, architectural scanning and 3D modelling. The paper articulates a real world example of the relationship between artist, technology and performing arts. It asks how the layers of narrative, articulated through multiple mediums and expressed through a range of technology, can operate at both a dependent and also independent level.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/EVA2018.56
Date: 13 July 2018
Uncontrolled Keywords: Methods, Film, Ballet, Performance, Cinematic, Technology, Movement, Virginia Woolf, Theory
Subjects: V500 Philosophy
W600 Cinematics and Photography
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > Birmingham Institute of Creative Arts > School of Visual Communication
Depositing User: John Hillman
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2019 08:50
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2020 15:56
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7517

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