Pacing live visuals over the course of a performance can be a key to its success, so it makes this 60-second timelapse of the Plastikman (Richie Hawtin) show all the more compelling to watch. You have a sense in this condensed version of how color and imagery are mapped to the flow of the performance, and the amount of constraint required to make that consistent. (Style differs – I’ve seen plenty of visual performers get more hectic than this in 60 real-time seconds. It works for some, not as much for others.)

Ali Demirel & Jarrett Smith of Canada-based Derivative Inc., using Derivative’s TouchDesigner application, designed the visuals in the show.

I would say more, but then it might take you longer to read this post than to watch the vi