Design And Performance Lab


UKIYO (Moveable World)

a new project created in a research collaboration between DAP-Lab and Keio University / Japan

Helenna Ren and Katsura Isobe in film shoot on Ukiyo hands (c) DAP-Lab, 2008

[Photographic studies by Paul Verity Smith]

[Phase I autumn 2008 - June 2009 // Phase II autumn 2009 - June 2010 ]

Read our new blogs from the beginning of Phase 2

Danjoux - blog


Isobe - blog

Polydorou - blog

Yoshida - blog

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Phase I

Notes on PHASE I creation of audiophonic designs by Michèle Danjoux and interactive images for performance by Paul Verity Smith, and commentaries and discussions from the DAP-Lab ensemble regarding compositional process and digital scenographies, will be published here.

Critical reviews and theoretical writings by Johannes Birringer on contemporary interactional art and performance can also be made available on request or will be published here in due course, as the research on "Networked Virtual Performance Environments" and the "Ukiyo" production progress.






This research project is funded by a PM12 Connect/British Council Grant and a RDF (Brunel University) grant.

dance tech network site of Ukiyo project


All photos (c) DAP-Lab





all images from the new rehearsals and software design devopment at DAP Lab Studio (c) 2008 DAP Lab & Keio University/ inetdance



Further notes on design and performance concepts are published on this site.

click here

(c) dap 2007-08


Project directors: Johannes Birringer & Michèle Danjoux

Brunel University, West London