Augmented Voyage

NEXT REALTIME PERFORMANCE 24 August 2021 3:00PM (UTC+02)
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UnStumm | Augmented Voyage is the UnStumm telematic Augmented Reality plattform and smartphone app. It aims to develop a new vision of a real time collaborative use of AR/VR technologies in telematic performances. It creates a new approach to VR technology, which is not yet used for
telematic live performances with video and sound art.

UnStumm is now increasingly focusing on productions in VR and AR space. This enables an international project development and performance without physical travel.
Claudia Schmitz and Nicola L. Hein will invite different artists to form audio-visual groups to perform in telematic virtual reality settings. The performances will take 40 minutes.

In collaboration with programmer and media artist Sven Hahne, UnStumm is developing a platform for telematic augmented reality performances, which enables the projection of video and sound into a virtual space and thus opens up a virtual space for telematic communication between musicians and video artists from all over the world.

The audience can access and move through and around these telematic augmented reality performances via a webbased app on their own smartphone. The download of UnStumm’s smartphone app enables the audience to particpate in 3-dimensional live performances as well as the retrospective visit of past performances. Our Augmented Reality project transfers the stage space into the virtual space and integrates the real space in which the audience or the concrete user of the app is present at that moment, here using their own smartphone as 3D glasses.

Download the smartphone / tablet app here:
Please download the app 1-2 hours before the performance to ensure you have the latest version.

PLEASE USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THE EVENT!

Please check this list to see if your smartphone / tablet has the necessary requirements.

CURRENTLY BETA VERSION !
If the app stops in between, please give it a chance, close it and open it again. This can be due to various reasons, such as the internet connection or the AR software package. This also applies to the calibration of the objects – if you want to locate them in a different place, close the app and restart it please. After the symbol with the waving hand has disappeared – after you have scanned your room through tap on the dotted area.

click for download: Android

If not already installed, please install ARCore Elements in the Play Store first.

click for download: IOS

The research, concept and current development of UnStumm | Augmented Voyage was and is currently supported by: Kulturstiftung des Bundes, Fonds Darstellende Künste NEUSTART KULTUR, Kunststiftung NRW and NRW Kultursekretariat, Minsterium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen Stiftung Rheinland-Pfalz für Kultur, Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Weiterbildung und Kultur, Ministerium für Familie, Frauen Kultur und Integration, the Virtual Partner Residencies program of the Goethe Institut, CINETic – National University of Theater and Film “I.L Caragiale”, Bucharest.

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Overview of performances available in the UnStumm | Augmented Voyage App:

UnStumm | Preliminary Conversations in Augmented AetherApril 1, 2021

Seth Cluett – Electronics
Miya Masaoka – Electronics)
Axel Dörner – Trumpet, Electronics
Katherine Liberovskaya – Video
Lillevan – Video
Claudia Schmitz – Live moving image onto virtual sculpture
Nicola Hein – Guitar, Electronics


UnStumm | Global Virtual Stages – MexicoJune 12, 2021

Elena Pardo – cine performance, 16 mm
Alexander Bruck – viola
Claudia Schmitz – Live Moving Image onto Virtual Sculpture
Nicola L. Hein – Guitar, Electronics

UnStumm | Live – Nime 2021June 16, 2021

Claudia Schmitz – Live Moving Image onto Virtual Sculpture
Nicola L. Hein – Guitar, Electronics
A.I. Musician and A.I. Video Artist


UnStumm | Global Virtual Stages – ColombiaJune 19, 2021

Ana Maria Romano – electronics
Juan Orozco – video / performance
Claudia Schmitz – Live Moving Image onto Virtual Sculpture
Nicola L. Hein – Guitar, Electronics

UnStumm | Global Virtual Stages – JapanJuly 4, 2021

Toshimaru Nakamura – no-input mixer
Akiko Nakayama – live painting
Tetuzi Akiyama – guitar
Claudia Schmitz – Live Moving Image onto Virtual Sculpture
Nicola L. Hein – Guitar, Electronics

UnStumm | Global Virtual Stages – Germany – July 9, 2021

Axel Dörner – trumpet, electronics
Lillevan – live moving image
Claudia Schmitz – Live Moving Image onto Virtual Sculpture
Nicola L. Hein – Guitar, Electronics

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Here you can gain first impressions of our Augmented Reality App : UnStumm | Augmented Voyage via screen recording from our performance with
Seth Cluett (electronics)
Miya Masaoka (electronics)
Axel Dörner (trumpet, electronics)
Katherine Liberovskaya (video)
Lillevan (video)
Claudia Schmitz (live moving image onto virtual sculpture)
Nicola Hein (guitar, electronics)