Tag Archives: networked performance
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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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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20
Oct

Selma Jeanne Cohen Award

I was honored to receive Fulbright’s esteemed Selma Jeanne Cohen Award for international scholarly research on dance in 2012. At the Annual Fulbright Conference in London that year, I gave a presentation entitled “Instant Online Collaboration: Just Add Dance” focused on the use of dance frameworks for online collaboration and linking physical to digital actions. At […]

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14
May

#IdentityMashup

Participants in the #IdentityMashup lab created (dis)embodied stories based on Jung’s shadow archetype, and explored identity through a mashup of avatar roleplaying, livestreaming and performance in a mixed reality environment. Short stories based on shadow work were told through an avatar whose face was mapped to a live video stream of the participants’ actual faces, creating […]

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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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18
Sep

This Spartan Life at IPZ

I’m headed to the IPZ Conference in Istanbul, Turkey to give a keynote talk on Extending Outreach through Games and Virtual Worlds. For my presentation, I’ll be joined by my esteemed colleague and friend, Chris Burke, the creator of This Spartan Life, coming in through the video game Halo, live from New York. Using Halo as a meeting point, […]

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23
Sep

This Spartan Life LIVE at PICNIC

This Spartan Life LIVE at PICNIC 2009 This Spartan Life, a talk show inside the game space Halo, was invited to be part of the PICNIC Festival 2009 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. We interviewed video game expert Dr. Gerri Sinclair, with an appearance by Peter Molyneux, creative director of Microsoft Game Studios Europe. It’s a mixed […]

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21
Aug

Firsthand Performances

Firsthand Performances was a hybrid live installation and performance at the Encuentro Festival in Bogota, Colombia, realized by Nohemi Montzerrat Contreras and Josephine Dorado. The project explored the fusion of physical and online performance and invited public thoughts on ideas of “performance.” We dressed the space with various and sundry costumes, wigs, and other funky accoutrement […]

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15
Dec

3×3 / 30×30

3×3 / 30×30 was a mixed reality performance that incorporated live dance and video in Rome and the virtual world Second Life. It was performed as part of the Romaeuropa Festival 2007. Choreographer Paul André Fortier performed his piece 30×30 in which he danced a 30-minute solo everyday, at the same time, for 30 days, […]

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15
Dec

ISIM performance with Ione & Pauline Oliveros

ISIM performance with Ione & Pauline Oliveros This performance was a mixed-reality improvisation between performers in the virtual world of Second Life and performers in Real Life at the International Society of Improvised Music (ISIM). ISIM is an interdisciplinary conference that brings together performers, educators, researchers, students and community members from across the world, in an effort […]

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