Glacial Decoy (1979) was the start of Brown’s lifelong exploration of the relationship between dance and visual arts. This quiet piece sees five dancers perform before Rauschenberg’s astonishingly beautiful slide projections. A later collaboration with Rauschenberg, Astral Convertible (1989) features a cleverly designed industrial set containing built-in motion sensors which respond to the movements of nine dancers. In turn, this triggers the lighting and sound system, allowing the dancers full control over the performance. Always at the forefront of emerging trends, her new work, how long does the subject linger on the edge of the volume… (2005) features the very latest in motion capture technology weaved together with movement and music.
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