Alternative Title

Active inference

Publication Date

2018

Document Type

Honors Project

Degree Name

Honors

Department

Dance

Advisors

Chris Aiken

Keywords

Dance, Movement therapy, choreography, Neuroscience, prediction, Huntington's disease

Abstract

Active Inference, a term coined by Karl Friston, describes the anticipation of action and error prediction within the neuro-philosophical model of Predictive Processing. The musician and dancers work together to create a live auditory landscape usingboards equipped with contact microphones.

Chorography: Aubrey Johnson in collaboration with the dancers

Performance: Julia Antinozzi, Serena Anne Cattau, Emma Humphries, Lindsey Johnston, Molly McGehee, Xela Miller, Em Papineau, Grace Privett-Mendoza, Delphine Zhu

Music: Amid Calculation (Live) by Marcus Dembinski

Lighting design: Priscilla Yichen Zhou; costume design: Cora Grant

Note: This project is a video of choreography and performance

Rights

©2018 Aubrey Sperling Johnson. Access limited to the Smith College community and other researchers while on campus. Smith College community members also may access from off-campus using a Smith College log-in. Other off-campus researchers may request a copy through Interlibrary Loan for personal use.

Comments

51 pages : illustrations (some color). Includes bibliographical references (pages 50-51)

The video is of choreography and performance. It is part of the Senior concert: "The act of waiting/"

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