a canary torsi’s collaborative project, Performance | Portrait (2016), is an interactive video installation that invites audience members, one at a time, to an encounter with a performer who is projected, life-sized, in the gallery. Using a Kinect2 sensor, the live action is that of the audience – whose presence and interaction effects playback of the recorded image. In a time where live and virtual space are collapsing, the search for an intimate connection to performance is at the core of Performance | Portrait.
Audience members will engage with the work one at a time. Each ticket is for a 20-minute time slot.