Game or Performance: The Future of Dance Under the Intervention of Digital Interactive Technology

Open Access
Conference Proceedings
Authors: Yixin LongRen-Ke He

Abstract: The emergence and development of digital and interactive technologies have led to new opportunities and challenges to the field of dance art. This article examines theories involving interactive systems for dance art, and reviews the development of interactive dance, while summarizes the influence of the application of digital and interactive technology on traditional dance. Relevant literature and best practice have shown that the application of digital and interactive technology in dance performances has accelerated the transformation of the traditional relationship among choreographer, performer and audience. At the same time, new technologies; such as Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, etc., expanded further the virtualization of dance, and promoted the diversification of aesthetic experience. Virtualization shortens the distance between the audience and the work, and brings the audience an immersive experience. Meanwhile, interactive technology enriches the way of presentation of dance, giving dancers the relative freedom within the interactive framework, and induces changes in the audience's aesthetic pattern. However, the gradual loss of aesthetic distance threatens the independence of aesthetic objects, and the cognitive mechanism in which aesthetic process.

Keywords: digital interactive dance, interactive system, aesthetic pattern, playification

DOI: 10.54941/ahfe1001990

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