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Like Leaves. Like Carrots., MFA Candidate and Alumna Serve as Co-technical Directors

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January 12, 2024
8:00PM - 8:45PM
Wexner Center for the Arts

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Add to Calendar 2024-01-12 20:00:00 2024-01-12 20:45:00 Like Leaves. Like Carrots., MFA Candidate and Alumna Serve as Co-technical Directors Like Leaves. Like Carrots. is a multidisciplinary performance blending music, visual art, theater, and technology while exploring the role of human creativity in a world influenced by artificial intelligence. Directed by James Dennen and featuring collaborators like visual artist Christian Faur, dancer Brianna Rhodes, writer Michael "Blakk Sun" Powell, and string quartet ETHEL, this response to Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot (1952) combines virtual and actual realities, involving both artificial and human intelligences.This world premiere challenges assumptions about technology by merging puppetry, robotics, storytelling, virtual reality, choreography, and machine intelligence. Lasting around 45 minutes, the performance seeks a human frontier amidst technological innovation. Third year MFA candidate Raven Serenity Glover and MFA alumna Emily Subr served as co-technical directors, lending expertise in virtual reality (VR) technology. Raven Serenity focused on motion tracking for VR performers, while Emily specialized in crafting 3D avatars, world settings, and interaction tools. Their roles helped to enhance the immersive and technical aspects of the performance.Don’t miss your opportunity to experience Like Leaves. Like Carrots. at the Wexner Center for the Arts, January 12 and 13. Click here for event and ticket information. Wexner Center for the Arts Department of Design mcclimans.2@osu.edu America/New_York public
January 13, 2024
2:00PM - 2:45PM
Wexner Center for the Arts

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Add to Calendar 2024-01-13 14:00:00 2024-01-13 14:45:00 Like Leaves. Like Carrots., MFA Candidate and Alumna Serve as Co-technical Directors Like Leaves. Like Carrots. is a multidisciplinary performance blending music, visual art, theater, and technology while exploring the role of human creativity in a world influenced by artificial intelligence. Directed by James Dennen and featuring collaborators like visual artist Christian Faur, dancer Brianna Rhodes, writer Michael "Blakk Sun" Powell, and string quartet ETHEL, this response to Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot (1952) combines virtual and actual realities, involving both artificial and human intelligences.This world premiere challenges assumptions about technology by merging puppetry, robotics, storytelling, virtual reality, choreography, and machine intelligence. Lasting around 45 minutes, the performance seeks a human frontier amidst technological innovation. Third year MFA candidate Raven Serenity Glover and MFA alumna Emily Subr served as co-technical directors, lending expertise in virtual reality (VR) technology. Raven Serenity focused on motion tracking for VR performers, while Emily specialized in crafting 3D avatars, world settings, and interaction tools. Their roles helped to enhance the immersive and technical aspects of the performance.Don’t miss your opportunity to experience Like Leaves. Like Carrots. at the Wexner Center for the Arts, January 12 and 13. Click here for event and ticket information. Wexner Center for the Arts Department of Design mcclimans.2@osu.edu America/New_York public
January 13, 2024
8:00PM - 8:45PM
Wexner Center for the Arts

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2024-01-13 20:00:00 2024-01-13 20:45:00 Like Leaves. Like Carrots., MFA Candidate and Alumna Serve as Co-technical Directors Like Leaves. Like Carrots. is a multidisciplinary performance blending music, visual art, theater, and technology while exploring the role of human creativity in a world influenced by artificial intelligence. Directed by James Dennen and featuring collaborators like visual artist Christian Faur, dancer Brianna Rhodes, writer Michael "Blakk Sun" Powell, and string quartet ETHEL, this response to Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot (1952) combines virtual and actual realities, involving both artificial and human intelligences.This world premiere challenges assumptions about technology by merging puppetry, robotics, storytelling, virtual reality, choreography, and machine intelligence. Lasting around 45 minutes, the performance seeks a human frontier amidst technological innovation. Third year MFA candidate Raven Serenity Glover and MFA alumna Emily Subr served as co-technical directors, lending expertise in virtual reality (VR) technology. Raven Serenity focused on motion tracking for VR performers, while Emily specialized in crafting 3D avatars, world settings, and interaction tools. Their roles helped to enhance the immersive and technical aspects of the performance.Don’t miss your opportunity to experience Like Leaves. Like Carrots. at the Wexner Center for the Arts, January 12 and 13. Click here for event and ticket information. Wexner Center for the Arts Department of Design mcclimans.2@osu.edu America/New_York public

Like Leaves. Like Carrots. is a multidisciplinary performance blending music, visual art, theater, and technology while exploring the role of human creativity in a world influenced by artificial intelligence. Directed by James Dennen and featuring collaborators like visual artist Christian Faur, dancer Brianna Rhodes, writer Michael "Blakk Sun" Powell, and string quartet ETHEL, this response to Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot (1952) combines virtual and actual realities, involving both artificial and human intelligences.

This world premiere challenges assumptions about technology by merging puppetry, robotics, storytelling, virtual reality, choreography, and machine intelligence. Lasting around 45 minutes, the performance seeks a human frontier amidst technological innovation. 

Third year MFA candidate Raven Serenity Glover and MFA alumna Emily Subr served as co-technical directors, lending expertise in virtual reality (VR) technology. Raven Serenity focused on motion tracking for VR performers, while Emily specialized in crafting 3D avatars, world settings, and interaction tools. Their roles helped to enhance the immersive and technical aspects of the performance.

Don’t miss your opportunity to experience Like Leaves. Like Carrots. at the Wexner Center for the Arts, January 12 and 13. Click here for event and ticket information.