Preview trailer for 'STUDY #1' (2015) Directed by Gregory Bennett and Jennifer Nikolai Dancer: Jennifer Nikolai Duration: 3 minutes 28 seconds
'STUDY #1' is a dance and motion capture collaboration by Gregory Bennett and Jennifer Nikolai. The piece explores choreographic prompts and improvisation utilising 3D digital motion capture technology. The live dancer is inscribed into a 3D visualisation which references both drawing practice such as the sketch, and experimental animation, particularly Len Lye and Norman McLaren and their studies in moving image and sound. 'STUDY #1' was selected to screen at The 20th Annual INTERNATIONAL SCREENDANCE FESTIVAL, Durham, NC, USA. americandancefestival.org/projects/isf/ gregorybennett.net
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