Tim Jackson, M.F.A., Ph.D. Director, Synth/Ops Research Group and Professor of New Media Department of Art History Savannah College of Art and Design
This area promotes performative practices as an online studio utilizing the one to one; some to many; or one to many models. Since 2001, there have been numerous interactive telematic performances involving MARCEL members through a wide variety of events ranging from "First Contact", a simple call and response connection between a candle in Toronto and a drummer in London, to complex multi-node performances joining together as many a five audio and video sources into a dynamic real-time compositing environment. Telematic performance presents particular problems in each context and the Project Workspace is a vehicle for the articulation, design, experimental prototyping, and collaboration toward successfull live manifestions and archiving scores and recordings.