This staging is an algorithmic interpretation of “Comedy of errors” by William Shakespeare where luminescent lamps perform the play in accompaniment of generative sound and graphics – all based on the original text.
Here lamps are actors, and projected scenery represents constantly flowing river of time.
Text is the structural basis and joint of the time.
Full script of the play is divided into acts and scenes, each scene is analyzed by the program. Part of the graphics represent statistical data of the script: acts are visualized as circles with scenes as smaller rounds within acts, where diameters correspond to scene length counted in lines of text.
Every character is listed on the screen and associated with an unique color, and all monologues in a scene are graphed as rays of according length and color growing from the center of the scene’s circle.
Another part is realtime reading of the script. The program feeds a text-to-speech synthesizer line by line, name of speaking character twinkles, current act’s circle displays the act’s phase at the moment, and the whole background pattern corresponds to that of current scene’s round.
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