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NexuS

Nexus, from the Latin verb nectere, which means “to bind”, is a short multimedia interactive performance which aims at delivering a message by connecting the audience with the performance, to the point that they become part of each other.


Nexus came to life from the founding idea that when multiple people with different backgrounds come together, more complex and interdisciplinary results can be achieved compared to if they worked independently. The required exchange of information and knowledge within individuals brings new perspectives and a deeper awareness of what surrounds humankind.

This project wants to be an experience to encourage people to abandon the comfort zone by merging goals to create something new and a chance to grow a stronger reciprocal sensibility and respect, trusting others, and facing the danger of giving up control.


The viewers can actively participate in the performance through eight small self-made wooden platforms, as each can trigger different parameters of the visuals and the music. The performance offers a challenge to the audience, a goal which can only be reached during a “sweet spot”. The latter is achieved through the collaboration of the platforms and therefore of the people interacting with them.

NexuS is
interaction

NexuS is
growth

NexuS is
connection

The set-up includes projections on the two upper facades of the Salzburg University of Applied Science's main entrance, a quadrophonic sound system and the platforms in the front area of the building. The duration is between 20 and 45 minutes.

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TEAM

ELISA VISCA
Lead, production, idea & and concept, art direction, interaction implementation, sound design

LUKAS PENZ
Concept, hardware & and interaction implementation, electrical engineering, sound design, production assistance

ALINA TRAUN
Concept, visual concept, graphic design concept

 

CLEMENS WILBERGER

Concept, visual animation

PHILIPP TOIGO

Concept, visual animation

 

JESSICA KREMNITZER

Concept, software development 


NOEMI TOMÀS LÄSSER

Graphic design

 

SEBASTIAN SCHOLTZE

Graphic design


MICHAEL PAUL THELONIOUS HAMEL

Sound design


 

MARKUS BEHAM

Light



MARC VERHÜLSDONK

Light



NATALIE DUTZLERS

Documentation



JULIAN WIPPLINGER

Documentation



KATARINA NAHTMAN

Documentation


MICHELLE POINTINGER

Documentation


KATJA GRÖBEL

Logo design



MARCO MITTENDORFER

Runner



RENARO MENDES NUNES

Runner

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SPECIAL
THANKS

Martin Löcker, Marius Schebella, Hartwig Reiter & Facility Technicians, Till Fuhrmeister, Sebastian Drack, Patrik Lechner, Viktoria Schneider-Kirjuchina, Wolfgang Kristmann, Florian Jindra, Martin Ortner, Sandra Lagler, MMA Office, Wolfgang Eibl, Antonio Pandza, Lorenz Gonsa, Tim Niedermeier- Schindler, Anna-Sophie Wehmeyer, Tobias Türk, Lukas Pattermann, Martin Hatler, Ahmed Issa, Paola Gori, Caterina Gori, Carlo Visca, Julia Borrell Pozo, Julian Kenji Bertschler, Tristan Neuberger, Sebastian Julius Jungwirth, Gerhard Jöchtl, Dominik Engel, Hermann Rauchenschwandtner, Roald Steiner, Michael Klein, Felix Maringer, FH Salzburg, FS1 Community TV, Kobe.

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