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Cassandra 1997

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Cassandra has been presented in several countries since the project began in 1996: Romania (Arad and Timisoara), Germany, Italy (Florence, Bari, Trani), New York City (The Kitchen), Budapest, Hungary, and as a telematic performance between Vancouver, Canada and New York City. I have played the role of Cassandra since 1996 and more recently, have begun teaching this part to other dancers, as described in Cassandra 2000.

The first internet (telematic) performance of Cassandra was on May 18, 1997 at Western Front Gallery as part of the Third Annual Vancouver Electronic Arts Festival, Body Electric. Web-based CUSeeMe performance event presented by visual artists, actors, musicians, and poets simultaneously connected between Vancouver, New York and the Netherlands. Web-based CUSeeMe performance event presented by visual artists, actors, musicians, and poets simultaneously connected between Vancouver, New York and the Netherlands. In that same year, Cassandra was presented in Romania and every year since then new multimedia developments have been added to the production.

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Timisoara, Romania (1997) (38 K) Eyes of Cassandra, Timisoara, Romania (1997) (42 K) Eyes of Cassandra, Timisoara, Romania (1997) (35 K) Eyes of Cassandra (1997) (53 K) Eyes of Cassandra (1997) (53 K)
Cassandra (1997) (30 K) Cassandra (1997) (29 K) Cassandra (1997) (39 K) Arad, Romania (1997) (30 K) Arad, Romania (1997) (19 K)
Telematic Performance, Cassandra (1997) (30 K) videotaping choreographic highlights of live performance, sending to New York (31 K) Screen shot of videoconferenincg windeow as seen in New York; live performer and animated figure (30 K) Screen shot of live performer and animated figure sent from Vancouver, Canada to New York City (49 K) Site specific choreography, pre-recorded and mixed into the live performance.  Red is "ghostly" figure from LifeForms animation (46 K)
Pre-recorded video clip of "Cassandra" , taken in wooded area in Vancouver, Canada.   (53 K) The hanging of  Cassandra.  Animated figure in foreground. (48 K) Burial of Cassandra.  Shot taken under a bridge, in a stream in wooded area of Vancouver Canada.    (29 K) Video shot of telematic performance (Cassandra 1997)  between Vancouver and New York (36 K) A virtual figure used throughout telematic performance of Cassandra (1997).   (14 K)
Copyright © 1997 Lisa Naugle