Foetus - new media art through the wonder of pregnancy

25 Mar 2017

Event times

From 6pm

Cost of entry

Free admission

Leyden Gallery

London, United Kingdom


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Leyden Gallery This Saturday, from 6pm we will be creating 15min performance pieces, which will fuse a choreographing and psychotherapeutic movement process with the use of technologies, sounds and visual inputs generated in realtime by the womb of a 31 weeks pregnant performer.


FOETUS New media live art through the wonder of pregnancy Foetus, is an un-seen and highly innovative concept of new media live art where humanity and technologies are interlaced through the wonder of pregnancy. We want to focus on the state of interdependency between the mother and the child in the fetal stage, in which the fetus develops and reacts to the outside world through the mother, and subsequently, on the autonomy of a physiologically structured child, which coincides with the final creation. Humanity: The concept is to explore how a woman maneuvers physically and psychologically through the progression of pregnancy, drawing on the journey from acceptance through to submergence. The personal experience of the pregnant performer is translated in movement and body expression obtaining an always-unique live performance piece. The performance shows how a mood can be reflected on the body actions and how these generate impulses and responses to another body inside it, a set of elements in continuous development that influence and overlap one another, creating a powerful and creative energy. Technology: The use of technological devises positioned on the performer’s body, as Electrocardiogram and Fetal ultrasound Doppler, generate real-time graphics and sounds and control playback properties and create a set of elements in continuous progression that influence and overlap one another creating an experimental audiovisual performance. KERRY STAMMERS: Performer FEDERICO ORTICA_ sound design – live electronics ANDREA MARCHI_ (video) – program/interactive design DYANA GRAVINA_ Director


Dyana Gravina

Exhibiting artists

Federico Ortica

Andrea Marchi

Kerry Stammers

Taking part

Procreate Project

Procreate Project


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