Stellar Scape

Running time: 6:25 minutes

Children of the Stars is the computer animation section of Stellar Scape, a collaboration with Yuanyuan (Kay) He.

​StellarScape is an immersive multimedia piece synthesizing music, science, visual art, and technology. The performance includes live musicians, electronic music, and dancers, collaborating with interactive cinematography—fusing kinesthetic and acoustic sensing with cosmic simulation, in real time.

Credits:
Yuanyuan (Kay) He – Director/Composer/Visual Artist/Poet
Chris Impey – Astronomer
Hayley Meier – Choreographer
Winslow Burleson – Human Computer Interaction
Devin Bayly – Interactive Visual Artist
Gustavo Almeida – Sensor Technology
Georgios Cherouvim – Guest Visual Artist
Hayley Meier – Choreographer/Dance
Carson Scott – Stage Technology/Lighting Design
Al Maria Paoli – Narrative
Wiley Ross – Sound Recording

Musicians:
Timothy Kantor – Violin
Nicole Stansbury – Moon drum
Fanya Lin – Piano
Michael Plunkett – Saxophone
Jackie Glazier – Clarinet

Astrophysical Simulation:
Michael Grudic – Starforge Anvil of Creation
Ji-hoon Kim – Agora Planetary Disk
RocketStock Space Engine – Nebula Elements

Special Thanks:
Ellen Mcmahon
Andy Schulz
Misha Harrison
Odaiko Sonora

Student Assistants
Rishav Kumar
Abby Collier

This event is supported by UA Sensor Lab Seed Grant .
Special Thanks: Biosphere 2 and UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, UA College of Fine Arts, UA College of Science and UA School of Information.

www.stellarscape.org

 

Performances

SXSW, 2022
(Austin, USA)

Public Dress Rehearsal 2022
(Tucson, USA)

EMM Festival, 2022
(Philip Lynch Theatre, at Lewis University, Chicago, USA)

BreathScape at Biosphere 2, 2022
(Oracle, USA)