TouchDesigner is a node-based visual programming language that enables artists, developers, programmers, creative coders, software designers, and performers to create real-time interactive multimedia content. It is a powerful tool that can be used to create a wide variety of multimedia content, including videos, audio, animations, and interactive experiences. TouchDesigner is fairly easy to learn and use, and offers a wide range of features and capabilities, making it a valuable tool for anyone creating multimedia content.
TouchDesigner has been used to create a wide variety of dance performances. Some of these performances have been used to showcase the capabilities of TouchDesigner, while others have been used to create immersive and interactive experiences for audiences. In this TouchDesigner showcase we have also included some tutorials and video that can also provide inspiration.
A TouchDesigner tutorial by bileam tschepe (elekktronaut), looking at a few techniques on how to capture motion with video and Kinect input and display.
Performance of Pixel by Mourad Merzouki, Claire Bardainne & Adrien Mondot | WIRED
Projection mapping by Lyon based performance artists Claire Bardainne and Adrien Mondot.
Better Than Me – Original Music and Video (TouchDesigner)
A powerful Music video made by Fabio. This one uses TouchDesigner to make sound-reactive point clouds in a virtual space.
Touch Reactive Ripple Installation
Reactive ripples by KN, made with Touchdesigner and a Kinect.
wireframe kinect TouchDesigner
Tutorial by AdaXx on how to create a connected line dance performance made using TouchDesigner
INTERACTIVE DANCE PERFORMED WITH BLACKTRAX REACTIVE VISUALS
An interactive ballet performance by Laserentertainment using Blacktrax tracking technology and reactive Realtime visual mapping with Touchdesigner
Why use Touch Designer for dance performance?
With TouchDesigner, you can produce an extensive range of multimedia content, ranging from music videos and live performances to interactive installations, games, and fixed media works. TouchDesigner is a versatile tool is capable of creating highly intricate and interactive multimedia experiences.