GLOBAL HOCKETS (1998). 19'30" condensed version of the one hour music-performance by NZ group From Scratch in collaboration with German new-media group Supreme Particles.
A hocket dialogue of interlocking pattern– rhythm, sound–image, analogue–digital, acoustic–electronic.
All sonics trigger effects in light & image via interactivity.
Composition / 3D design & instruments, Phil Dadson,
video and interactivity, Michael Saup.
From Scratch; Shane Currey, Adrian Croucher, Phil Dadson, Darryn Harkness.. Phil D.
Supreme Particles; Michael Saup, Anna Saup, Anne Niemetz, Tricky Chris, Steffen Cramer.
Tech:. Michael Hodgson, Chris Gee, Grant Collie.
Premiered, 1998 at the NZ Festival of Arts, supported by CNZ arts council, later toured in Europe, including Ars Electronica, Linz / Austria, World-wide Video Festival, Amsterdam and Mousonturm, Frankfurt.
NB. An essential element of hocketing is integration - working together and the interlocking of ideas and objectives. Hocketing in strictly musical terms is the sharing of a rhythmic /melodic line or phrase between two or more players.
(for more on the expanded definition checkout sonicsfromscratch.co.nz, Fromscratch archive, Hocketing notes & Global Hockets etc) .