The man who mistook his wife for a hat by Michael Nyman
As Ruben already mentioned in his blog, Snow was asked to develop a video concept for this opera. The play is inspired by the book with the similar name written by Oliver Sacks. The story investigates the world of a person with visual agnosia. Such persons see all the visual world of shapes, lines, colours, patterns, movement. But are unable to recognise what they see and have an emotional connection with it. Their world is no longer meaningful or familiar, but strange, abstract and chaotic. We are researching the possibilities to you use EEG scans to measure the brainwaves of the singers, but also for example to track the head movement. The data we, in a way, want to use to manipulate the video image. We have just started the research so…to be continued.