Muharrem Yildirim


“SparrowSong” is a story of friendship and belonging. A lonely girl (played by theater graduate student Julie Rada) commandeers an empty space and makes it artistic. She fills this environment full with her imagination and creativity. She creates a rich, imaginary world so she can form a relationship with a lost bird that she invites into her special place.

SparrowSong uses various sensors and installations within the performance and also enables the audience to be part of the performance as the performance goes by.

For a part of the performance I developed a simulation/software in Processing where the performer (later the audience) can interact with a flock of birds with their bodies and repel them around on the projected surface.

All the collaborators can be seen here.


Performance, Sparrow Song, ASU Binary Theater, January 2013, Tempe, Arizona, USA