Flatness and Non-Immersion

Date created: 
2016-09-09
Identifier: 
etd9829
Keywords: 
Soundscape
Electroacoustic
Acousmatic
Spoken-word
Anecdote
Devising
Abstract: 

Real and virtual experience combine to produce personal narratives. Personal narratives move through spaces and bodies. Flatness, a devised spoken-word piece with electronic soundscape accompaniment, saw its performer/devisers, Matt Horrigan and Julia Siedlanowska, break accounts of their homes and selves into scattered anecdotes, creating a non-teleological storytelling structure which greeted its audience as a performance installation. A diary of moments, an exploration of generative media, and a farewell to fantasy videogamescapes, Flatness attempted to create a world of meaningful objects that refused co-operation with perspective, aiming instead to function as a voluntarily-explored, non-immersive, medium.

Document type: 
Graduating extended essay / Research project
Rights: 
This thesis may be printed or downloaded for non-commercial research and scholarly purposes. Copyright remains with the author.
File(s): 
Studio recording of Flatness.
Supervisor(s): 
Arne Eigenfeldt
Department: 
Communication, Art & Technology: School for the Contemporary Arts
Thesis type: 
(Project) M.F.A.
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