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The performer

  • Sat 2618:30-19:30
MC 3
The performer

THE PERFORMER explores the curiosity of the human spirit through a powerful dance performance and point-cloud animations. Created using DepthKit, a software that records and visualizes 3D depth data captured on an Xbox Kinect v1. Featuring former Nederland Dans Theater Dancer, Jon Ole Olstad. This piece meshes multiple artistic disciplines with interactive technology. The concept was inspired by the music.
Music by Live Footage ( ) : Topu Lyo – electric cello | Mike Thies – drums + keys
Directed by Michael Gugger (
Choreography by Amy Gardner (
Performance by Jon Ole Olstad
Story Development by Varvara Kanellakopoulos
Assistant Brandan Gosse
Bird Animation – Flo
DepthKit ( ) developed by James George and Alexander Porter.
Composed in DepthKit and After Effects. Other animations created using Red Giant Trapcode in After Effects.

Gugger Michael (CH)

Michael Gugger has spent the last 6 years working in the Film and TV Industry in NYC, where he practiced various production and art disciplines. Now he is based in Berlin where his focus is on directing short form content.