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New Podcast @6pillars: Maziar Ghaderi, Mystic Translator

Screen Shot 2013-04-10 at 3.10.29 PMIranian-Canadian media artist Maziar Ghaderi discusses his artistic practice, Playformance, the unique synthesis of performance art and interactive technology .

Ghaderi visited the UAE this month for the International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA2014), where he showcased, Dissolving Self, an interactive performance that translates dance movements into stellar visualizations. The piece was inspired by Rumi’s mystic poetry. Here Maziar discusses his work with sound designer Tamara Montenegro. The piece was performed by at the Fridge in Al Quoz, Dubai and was supported by Woodman Taylor of the American University of Dubai.

Maziar Ghaderi Playformance

The data translates to light around the dancer