'A Battre' is a performance and installation that takes the form of a musical battle using drum kits, paddles, sensors and video projection. It is an invitation to play the 'beat'em-up' computer game Tekken 3 via drumming on a physical drum-kit. The players get involved in an ambivalent battle: the fight is made audible through percussion music, while the drumming controls the game's characters and so serves to decide who wins or loses the game. RaphaŽl Isdant is an artist based in Paris. He has created several works based on ludic principles that combine music, interaction and game art. His performance is part of the A MAZE. Interac
t program at CTM.10.
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