Discontrol Party by Samuel Bianchini (EnsadLab / DRii) :: June 24-25, 2011 8:00 pm - 2:00 am :: La Gaíté lyrique, 3, bis rue Papin, Paris.
Discontrol Party is a dispositif which brings together two worlds: that of state-of-the-art surveillance techniques and that of partying. The dancefloor/ live music venue/ performance space will appear in the dual spotlight of a partying event and a data-driven control and surveillance system (computer vision, RFID, recording by smartphones, etc.) The main space of the Gaíté Lyrique becomes for the space of one evening a night-club set up as a control room: far from light effects or other VJing, the participants, while partying, are confronted by multiple visualizations of the information technology system which observes them and seeks to analyze their behavior. Continue reading