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The Improvising Eye: Utopia

Mauricio Martinez

Published: 2010-08-30

VIDEO: Part 5 of 5 in a documentary series examining the ICASP project's research, objectives, and progress to date. An overview and brief summary of the social significance of improvisation is the focus of this entry in the series. TEXT: An artist's statement by creator Mauricio Martinez.

Available Files

  • Part5Utopia-MMH264.mp4

    134 MB | video/mp4

  • improvising_eye_artist_statement.pdf

    58 KB | application/pdf


So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag