Miami Dance Production Stars an Avatar

DANCE OF THE AVATAR: Bart Hess, the Dutch designer who took slime to new heights for Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” video and album artwork, has pulled off another trick. His futuristic costumes for “Sleeping Beauty Dreams,” a digitally enhanced contemporary ballet that premieres Dec. 7 in Miami, may cause young men to actually want to accompany their mothers. But they won’t be there for the classic fairy tale’s mushy love story or principal dancers Diana Vishneva and Marcelo Gomes in the roles of Princess Aurora and Prince Peter. Their eyes will be fixated on Vishneva’s real-time avatar projected on a giant screen backdrop, which Miami-based production company Magical Reality Group believes is the first time the live technology has been applied to a dance performance.
“I saw a rehearsal, and it’s so amazing to watch her avatar also drinking coffee on breaks,” said Hess, who incorporated about a dozen sensors into Vishneva’s formfitting suit in a reflective, foil fabric inspired by fish scales. “This technology is used a lot in film and video games but not live dance. Being a ballet, it’s even more unique.”
Hess, who’s also worked with fashion designers like Iris Van Herpen and Walter Van Beirendonck, researches

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AVATAR – Monique Villen

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Monique Villen

Genre: Art & Architecture

Publish Date: September 4, 2016

Publisher: SN

Seller: Monique Villen

Avatar , al igual que el cine en general, nos permite acercarnos al misterio del hombre, evidentemente no con un método filosófico o científico. Lo hace con su lenguaje específico: la narración (bastante sencilla), las imágenes (impresionantes) y la poesía (muy presente). Avatar impacta y llega al espectador especialmente a través de la vista y el oído, la sensibilidad y la emotividad. No es casualidad que empiece con un hombre real que abre los ojos y termine con un hombre nuevo que abre los ojos. El mensaje se nos entrega de forma intuitiva e inmediata, a través de los sentidos, pero esto no quiere decir que deja de lado la razón y la libertad del espectador. Este libro intenta profundizar un poco más, desde una perspectiva cristiana, en el contenido de Avatar que apunta a dos crisis actuales, una más visible: la crisis ecológico-energética y la actitud imperialista de Occidente, y otra más velada: la crisis de valores espirituales.

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Avatar (2009) – James Cameron

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Avatar (2009)

James Cameron

Genre: Action & Adventure

Price: $ 14.99

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Release Date: December 18, 2009

From Academy Award®-winning director James Cameron comes Avatar, the story of an ex-Marine who finds himself thrust into hostilities on an alien planet filled with exotic life forms. As an Avatar, a human mind in an alien body, he finds himself torn between two worlds, in a desperate fight for his own survival and that of the indigenous people.

© © 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

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