Micha Cardenas and Elle Mehrmand : Mixed Relations (1)

These images portray the technology used in the series mixed relations, a collaboration between Micha Cárdenas and Elle Mehrmand. mixed relations consists of a series of performances and workshops that explore the relations between bodies and technology within mixed realities. The performances focus on using the body as an instrument to produce live audio, linking the physical and virtual worlds. The goal is to look at bodies in relation to each other, as well as in relation to the technologies which extend and multiply them, sonically, visually and physically. The performances explore themes of affective tension andanticipation, techno-fetishism, and D.I.Y. cyborg bodies.