In Orishas, technology processes the spatial, colour and brightness information of choreographed dancers into a virtual three-dimensional mathematical representation of their movements—building blocks of dance. Here spirituality is preserved, in spite of the logical, technical aspects of video-making.
(7mins) | Colombia, USA
Santiago Echeverry is a Colombian new media and digital artist with a background in film and television production. He is the recipient of a Fulbright grant, and has a masters degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Programme at New York University. He started exhibiting internationally in 1992, and his research interests are non-linear narration, video art, performance art, interactive design and creative code. He currently teaches Digital Arts at the University of Tampa, in Florida.