Technophobe and the Madman


telecommunications video-music performance, 2001
collaborative performance: performers share audio and video between 2 cities
Frederick Loewe Theatre, New York City and iEAR Studio, Troy, New York
Internet 2 connection, 12 channels audio and 6 channels full screen video
 

 

COLLABORATING ARTISTS

Nick Didkovsky, music & interactivity
Tyrone Henderson, writer & performer
Quimetta Perle, writer
Don Ritter, video imagery and configuration
Neil Rolnick, music & co-producer
Robert Rowe, music & co-producer
Valeria Vasilevski, director

 

 


FEATURED PERFORMERS 

Maya Azucena as the Technophobe
Tyrone Henderson as the Madman
Don Ritter as Avatar X
Valeria Vasilevski as Avatar Alma

Nick Didkovsky, computer
Neil Rolnick, keyboards
Dean Sharp, drums
Kathleen Supove, piano & keyboards
Drew Waters, bass


Video documentation of Technophobe and the Madman

 

VIDEO PERFORMANCE

Don Ritter, direction, video mixing NYU
Keith Engel, video mixing RPI
Chico Lledo, video camera NYU
Jorge Pardo, video camera NYU
Elizabeth Press, video camera RPI
Ellen Scott, video computer operator NYU
Wei Wei Shannon, video camera RPI


TECHNICAL CREW IN NEW YORK

Networking and Arts Technology NYU
Jeffrey Bary, network guru
Philip Galanter, network guru
Jamie Forrest, technical direction
Tom Beyer, Tom Doczi, Joel Mellin, Don Neumuller, Eric Svejcar
Greg Rippin, recording engineer

TECHNICAL CREW IN TROY

Networking and Arts Technology RPI
Igor Broos, network guru
Keith Engel, technical direction
Rachelle Menshikov, director's assistant
Stephan Moore, sound mixing
Jason Murphy, cameras/sound mixing

Co-produced by Harvestworks and iEAR Studios at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and New York University. Supported in part by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.