Tag Archives: storytelling
30
Sep

Thriving in the Macondo

Thriving in the Macondo: Laying down roots as refugees As part of a Fulbright-Museumsquartier artist residency in Spring 2016, I worked with women in the Macondo refugee community in Vienna, Austria, to create virtual reality media narratives of their journeys and developed a methodology by which the VR workshops can be replicated. The workshops involved creating immersive 360-degree […]

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13
Jul

Some Collisions

Scars are a map of our collisions with the world Some Collisions is a performance installation that synthesizes stories of science and scars with compelling media narratives, creating a map of our collisions with the world. It is an evolving work by Josephine Dorado and Phillip Gulley, first realized as part of a residency at MassArt in Boston, […]

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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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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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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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20
Oct

Squarez

Squarez is a videopoetic exploration of the ubiquitous shape that surrounds us, simultaneously defining and confining the boundaries of everyday life. Genre: videopoetry/experimental Produced October 2002 Created and edited by Josephine Dorado Voiceovers: Jason Bell, Josephine Dorado Performers: Tiffany Lawrence, Jake Schmidt

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04
Jul

Funk Soup

Funk Soup was a show that featured two acts, “Cyber/Fetish” and “The Funk Soup Collective” which incorporated dance, theater, poetry and dialogue. It was presented at the Off Center Theater (now the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts) in 1999. “Cyber/Fetish” was a tongue-in-cheek look at how cyber-reality had begun to permeate […]

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18
Mar

Nude Means Naked

Nude Means Naked was a one-act play about the eccentric world of exotic dancing. It was written and performed by Josephine Dorado and Liana Morrison, and was staged at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center (now the Straz Center for the Performing Arts) and the Orlando Fringe Festival ’98.

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26
Jun

So-Called Utopia

So-Called Utopia was a collection of spoken word and dance pieces which dealt with the conflict of Asian-American family expectations and closeness, choreographed and written by Josephine Dorado, and presented at the Off Center Theater (now the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts) as part of the Florida Dance Festival ’96 and Bending […]

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09
Sep

Underground Zero

45 minute documentary of the house music scene in Central Florida circa 1995, featuring collaborations including Rabbit-In-the-Moon and Factory Visuals. At the time, Central Florida was a hotbed for artists, DJ’s and large-scale parties. For one year we went along for the ride. Producer: Eddy Favara, Afterglow Video/Josephine Dorado Director: Eddy Favara Post Production: Eddy Favara/Rick Carr

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