Title

Active interference

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

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

©Aubrey Sperling Johnson

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

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