Gesture, 2015

HD Video / Interactive installation with 9 iPads

A touch, a swipe, a double tap. Hand choreography results between three generations of women’s hands, performing and expanding on our everyday screen signals. The wrestling and shivering of a mother/daughter gesture refers to off-screen conflict in the same way a show-tune drummed out invokes tap-dance play. Inside the screen and out, the effects of time and age are pondered while simultaneously giving you the finger…

MIMMiC (Mobile Interactive Modular Multiscreen iPad Canvas)
Commissioned by On Main Gallery and Paul Wong Projects

With assistance from Pascale Theoret-Groulx

Gesture is part of MIMMiC: a 9 touch-screen interactive software platform. It exists in both single channel form and in multiple screen interactive form, using finger gestures (much like the hand choreography referenced in the media) to scroll through, synchronize, randomize and juxtapose the media.

5 minutes long


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