Dance Writer is an iPhone/ iPad app by Typotheque that converts text into a choreographed sequence of poses based on the shapes of the letters. You can create your own choreography by typing a message and sharing it via email.
Dance Writer premiered as an interactive installation at Experimenta Lisbon in 2009.
Typotheque is a type foundry and design studio run by Peter and Johanna Biľak which enjoys taking on a wide scope of cultural and commercial projects in a wide variety of media. In addition to premium quality fonts supporting over 200 languages, the Typotheque team explores communication in forms as diverse as posters, exhibitions, apparel, modern dance and set design. Dance Writer features the dancing of Valentina Scaglia in choregraphy by Lukáš Timulak with video by Taco Zwaanswijk and programming by Resolume.
Platform: iPhone/iPad (Universal)
See also BalletFont [openFrameworks] – typeface created by dancers’ movements..