rAndom international: future self at MADE space, berlin rAndom international: future self at MADE space, berlin
may 11, 2012

rAndom international: future self at MADE space, berlin

future self’ is the newest performative installation by random international, presented for the first time in a collaboration with wayne mcgregor who choreographed a new piece for the production and accompanied by a score written by max richter composed in relation to the structure of light. arranged specifically for the exhibition’s opening, two dancers took to the ‘stage’ physically communicating with one another as well as with their own reflections through the sculptural monolith which measures 1200 x 1500 x 3450 mm in dimension and is composed of aluminium, custom electronics, 3D cameras, LEDs, and brass rods. their performance unified dance, music and artwork with the human form in an immediate experience for the audience, offering a full introductory sequence to ‘future self’.

the interactive work is a study in human movement mirroring interaction in dance, light and sound



the interactive work by random international is a study in human movement mirroring interaction in dance, light and sound, while exploring the self – present and future. it attempts to reveal what it can about one’s identity and the relationship which we have with our own self image reflecting and rendering one’s movements in light resulting in a three-dimensional ‘living’ sculpture, derived from the composite gestures of those who surround it; represented in an illuminated presence – another version of themselves. the project is commissioned and supported by MADE.

‘future self’ mirrors the movement of those who stand in front of it

installation view

the interactive work offers both an abstract and defined illuminated presence of the individuals communicating with the sculpture

up close of the LEDS and brass rods which help make up the piece

shots from the exhibition opening which featured the choreography of wayne mcgregor, accompanied by a score composed by max richter images courtesy of MADE

alternative sequences which demonstrate the way in which the light mirrors the dancers’ movements images courtesy of MADE

‘future self’ project film
video courtesy of MADE
  • Wow !

    Michel, Québec says:
  • it would be pretty interesting if the dancers weren’t even in the same room

    dbkii says:
  • This is an inversion of Indonesian shadow theatre. Very powerful, kinetic, beautiful. I look forward to more explorations of light as art, directed by human/living gesture that exists in the moment.

    tomwilllight says:
  • this is amazing! i love your work. really hoping you guys would do projects as amazing as this here in Malaysia someday!

    Amirah Nadheirah says:

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