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Hip Hub

Interactive musical dance

2024-02-17 14:45 2024-02-18 17:30 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Hip Hub

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/35756

In-person event

Step into a virtual space and become a percussionist—all in the blink of an eye, thanks to the magic of Hip Hub!  In this fascinating interactive installation, Congolese singer Junior Akwety appears opposite you—not the real one, but his avatar. Let him guide you! First, Junior’s pixelated double teaches you a few tricks. Then he turns your movements into music, and you determine the groove!  Learn to move to Junior’s rhythm to create the first...

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Azrieli Studio,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
February 17 - 18, 2024
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Young girl with pigtails seen from the back, hand raised and joyfully dancing while looking at three screens displaying neon images of people and instruments
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Family programming Music Children Festival events
“A musical dance laboratory”
  • In-person event
  • Bilingual
  • Ages 5+
  • ≈ Continuous · No intermission

Step into a virtual space and become a percussionist—all in the blink of an eye, thanks to the magic of Hip Hub

In this fascinating interactive installation, Congolese singer Junior Akwety appears opposite you—not the real one, but his avatar. Let him guide you! First, Junior’s pixelated double teaches you a few tricks. Then he turns your movements into music, and you determine the groove! 

Learn to move to Junior’s rhythm to create the first colourful notes of a lively new pop song! 

Without words ● Ages 5+ ● Free 

* This installation will take place in the same space as roundABOUT # Tsubasa Hori, after the performances of the show. 

Opening hours: 
Saturday 17 February, 2:45pm - 5:30pm  
Sunday 18 February, 2:45pm - 5:00pm

Jeune fille avec des tresses, vue de dos, la main levée et dansant joyeusement en regardant trois écrans affichant des images de personnes et d'instruments en néon.
Jeune garçon marchant le long d'un écran vibrant affichant de belles couleurs. Sur l'écran, plusieurs artistes avec des instruments créent un spectacle visuel captivant.
  • Music and performance Junior Akwety
  • Electronics and audio Jeroen Malaise 
  • Studio recording Jo Thielemans 
  • Digital development studio.POC
  • Concept and coordination Kristof Timmerman 
  • Virtual production Florian Stigter Van Thillo and Lowie Spriet
  • Recording mocap and photogrammetry Immersive Lab (AP Hogeschool)
  • Produced by Zonzo Compagnie and studio.POC
  • With the support of Flanders