You are using an unsupported browser, so some features may not work. Please upgrade to a modern browser
Ihr Webbrowser ist veraltet und wird leider nicht in vollem Umfang unterstützt.

ARCHIVE

SEARCH TERM
CATEGORYS
YEAR
 
 

WORKSHOPS 2019

Stephen Dowd
© Stephen Dowd

Annie Dorsen

Hand-Made Algorithms for Dancers and Others 


There's a lot of hype and nonsense around algorithms. Because we mostly think of them in the context of advanced computing, we generally know them as obscure and even sinister tools: fast, dynamic, and complex – pulling data from everywhere and correlating in all sorts of counterintuitive ways, terraforming our culture, economy, intellectual life. Black boxes of multitiered impenetrable processes.


But algorithms don't have to be so complex, nor so mysterious. In this workshop we'll be slowing them down and bringing them close. Treating them as a kind of handicraft – like pottery or wood-working.


In the spirit of the slow food movement, we'll be making nutritional, artisanal, hand-made algorithms with which to make nutritional, artisanal, hand-made performances.


We'll cover a lot of the basics: data-set construction, translating content to and from symbolic languages, combinatorial and sorting and sequential algorithms. If we're feeling fancy we could try some shortest path ideas, or even a pared-down evolutionary model. But we'll keep everything simple, the kind of stuff we can all do in our heads, or with a pen and paper. No math skills necessary.

 



ArtistBio: Annie Dorsen
Workshopoverview 2019

GOOD TO KNOW

© Maja Preckel

Shop

Fashionable goodies of the last festivals are available HERE

final workshop showing 2019 © yako.one

Gallery

Sneak previews of our current performances, or sweet memories of our workshops and past festival events can be watched HERE.

© Karolin Miernik

Archive

Everything about our previous festivals you find HERE

© ImPulsTanz - All rights reserved
Date: 29.02.2020, 08:40 | Link: https://www.impulstanz.com/en/archive/2019/workshops/id4023/