Moth theatre

Miller, Graeme (2010) Moth theatre. [Show/Exhibition]

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Abstract

Moth Theatre is a small-scale freestanding plywood theatre fitted with a video feedback system and ultra-violet lighting. Standing in a pool of its own radiance, it is theatre for moths by moths.

Insects are drawn to the miniature cinema where their image is filmed and fed back to the same screen generating pattern and unwitting choreography. Moth Theatre plays with the nature of spectacle across the species divide. Drawn by the same light and image as the insects, the human observer is able to eavesdrop on this evolving and autonomous performance.

Venue Details

  1. Latitude Festival 2010
    • Location: Suffolk UK
    • Dates: July 2010

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Additional Information: First winner of the Latitude Contemporary Art Award
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts
A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts > Centre for Research into Creation in the Performing Arts (ResCen)
Item ID: 11757
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Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2013 15:16
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:28
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/11757

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