Take part in a dance installation created by artificial intelligence

In 22.-23. of February you will have the opportunity to enter the multimedia dance installation “Temporal Spaces”, where your movements create a unique choreography in the space.

“Temporal Spaces” was created by choreographer Max Levy (JAP/USA) and creative collective Cosa Mentale (FRA). The multimedia dance installation gives you the opportunity to contribute to a unique audiovisual choreography through your movement. Body and pattern recognition controlled by artificial intelligence reacts to human movement, which manifests itself in various sounds, lighting solutions and a video projected on the wall.

The audiovisual experience draws attention to the questions: what do we move and what moves us? Will we be remembered or remember the things that have been most important to us? Artificial intelligence takes on the role of a mirror that distorts reality, which decides what kind of audiovisual choreography to create from it as a result of the information taken from the movement of people.

“Temporal Spaces” is open in STL on February 22 from 18:00 to 22:00 and on February 23 from 15:00 to 18:00. Entrance is free. On February 22 at 19:30 there will be an artist talk with the creators of the installation, the talk will be moderated by Taavet Jansen.

“Temporal Spaces” is part of the European project MODINA (Movement, Digital Intelligence and Interactive Audience), which aims to expand the creative possibilities of contemporary dance and enhance the audience’s experience with the help of digital technology. The Estonian partner of the project in the field of dance is STL, and the technical mentor is Tallinn University.

MODINA is a four-year project, within the framework of which residencies and gatherings and performances of projects involving the audience are carried out. The partners of the project are three academic institutions and five dance centers from six countries: Tallinn University (Estonia), Sõltumatu Tantsu Lava (Estonia), Hochschule Düsseldorf (Germany), tanzhaus nrw (Germany), ITI, IST-ID, University of Lisbon (Portugal), Kino Siska (Slovenia), Trafo (Hungary), CNDB (Romania).

MODINA project runs until March 2026. During the projects performances, workshops and seminars will take place. The aim is to expand contemporary dance by introducing new software tools, theories and practices and to share experiences, knowledge and opportunities for dance artists.

The MODINA project is co-financed from the funds of the Creative Europe program of the European Union.

Read about it more on the residency page or from the Facebook event