Program Notes

"Transfer for for dance, jazz quartet and multimedia interactive computer system" is first piece in a series of collaborations between dance and music.
It features the composer Daichi Ando and the dance performer Gun Lund.

The purpose of the piece is to let the computer system serve as a relationship between the musicians and the dancer.
System generate the motifs for the improvisation of the musicians (jazz quartet) by a dancer's moving.
The system is mainly constructed using the real-time musical programing environment called Max with extended functions for video processing by the composer.

Concert of Transfer

Download Transfer Short Demo Movie (MPEG4)

Generate Musical Material from Dance

A image of the system. The figure presents a screen shot that system generating musical phrases as playing materials for jazz players by dancer's moving.

Generating Score from dancer's moving

Download Generating Score Demo Movie (MPEG4)


Gun Lund - Dancer

Choreographer, is well known for inventive and consistent contemporary Danceworks.

Artistic Director of E=mc2 DanceCompany. Her production since 1978 includes more than fifty original works - for tradional venues as well as sitespecifics, danced installations ... often in collaboration with other artists.
She has presented her works in Sweden as well as in New York, Amsterdam, Paris, Finland, Scotland, Germany and Latvia.