Tag Archives: education
06
Jan

Contact Quarterly

#MetaAcademy, an online lab exploring embodiment & co-creation on the internet – first realized at Bates Dance Festival 2013 by Marlon Barrios Solano, Rachel Boggia and me, was featured in the January 2014 issue of Contact Quarterly, with an Editor’s Note by Nancy Stark Smith. Some very interesting discussions around embodiment and presence occurred – specifically, the nature […]

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28
Aug

TechCamp Ramallah

TechCamp is a program under the U.S. State Department’s Civil Society 2.0 initiative that connects civil society organizations (CSOs) across the globe with new and emerging technology resources to solve real world challenges and build digital capacity. At TechCamp Ramallah 2013, men and women from a range of Palestinian civil society organizations and industries participated, […]

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07
Aug

#MetaAcademy @ Bates Dance Festival

#MetaAcademy is an online lab exploring embodiment and co-creation on the internet using movement and other improvisational ideas. How can embodied knowledge be shared and deepened through the internet? What unique forms of collaborative learning and creative activity might the internet offer? Minded Motion was #MetaAcademy’s 3-week pilot program and collaborative learning lab which ran […]

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02
Jul

CoLab: Urban Gaming

In the summer of 2013, La MaMa’s CultureHub introduced CoLab, a series of intensive workshops focusing on a variety of art forms and creative technologies for young and emerging artists. Four modules were offered: Module 1: Poetry, Beatmaking and Found Sounds Poetry and hip-hop sound engineering collided, exposing artists to myriad possibilities for fusing diverse lyrics, […]

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12
Sep

TechCamp Kyiv

TechCamp is a program under the U.S. State Department’s Civil Society 2.0 initiative that connects civil society organizations (CSOs) across the globe with new and emerging technology resources to solve real world challenges and build digital capacity. (Following is quoted from Jamie Findlater’s write-up on TechCamp Kyiv 2012: TechCamp Kyiv Equips Tomorrow’s Global Citizens with Technology): “On […]

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12
Aug

YayPilates

#YayPilates is my effort to balance a technology-infused life with a physical, embodied way of being. Smart workouts = smart brains & bodies = smart living, and a healthy core and lifestyle are integral to that. By teaching Pilates, I balance my work in hybrid online spaces with my passion for embodiment and fitness. My […]

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15
Oct

Instant Online Collaboration: Just Add Dance

The Creating Participatory Learning Through Performance workshop was part of the MobilityShifts: Future of Learning Summit. It focused on improvisational performance as a framework for online collaboration and distributed learning. By leveraging the affordances of shared virtual world space and creative frameworks, we can build richer online rapport and an optimal environment for instant collaboration and participatory […]

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15
Aug

Building rich(er) learning experiences

A brief video of some of my ideas involving creating rich virtual learning experiences by using a blend of processes and platforms such as threaded video conversations, mashups, networked collaboration, immersive environments, and mixed reality. The video was created in 2010, so some of the platforms and services, such as Seesmic and Aviary, no longer […]

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19
Aug

Kidz Connect

Kidz Connect is a virtual cultural exchange program that connects youth in different countries through creative collaboration and theatrical performance in virtual worlds. The pilot project between students in New York and Amsterdam was held in summer 2006, through collaborations with Imagine IC, Polytechnic University and Waag Society. Students in New York, New York, connected […]

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23
Sep

The SOURCE Teen Theatre

From 1991-95, Dorado was Program Director of the SOURCE Teen Theatre, an award-winning peer education program of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida. The SOURCE Teen Theatre is an educational touring theatre program for young adults (ages 14-25). The SOURCE volunteer actors received extensive training in theatre, life skills and sexuality education so that they could […]

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