Diego Maranan
  • Vancouver, BC
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Katerina Elraheb liked Diego Maranan's discussion Embodying technological metaphors in movement
Jul 18, 2013
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Embodying technological metaphors in movement

Hi folks, I just wanted to share my recently completed MA thesis on three related styles of underground urban dance styles (liquid, digitz, and finger tutting) that are typically danced to electronic music. You can check it out on http://www.diegomaranan.com/?page_id=2158 if you're interested. :)In the thesis, I illustrate how technology has influenced creative, embodied practices in urban dance styles. I analyze how technological…See More
Jan 3, 2013
Diego Maranan added a discussion to the group Theoretical Investigations

Liquid, digits, finger tutting, finger connect, gloving: A case study on how technology/computation affects dancerly styles?

(Apologies for x-posting!)Hi folks, I'm doing an MA at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University.  I'm currently doing an internet-based ethnographic study of certain genres of electronic dance music (EDM) dance, particularly liquid, digits, finger-tutting, finger-connect, and gloving, among other styles. I've been in contact with members of that community for about a year now and it seems that dancers of these styles have developed a multi-faceted relationship…See More
May 24, 2012
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Theoretical Investigations

Theoretical investigation, very open: cultural studies, phenomenology, philosophy, etc
May 24, 2012
Vangelis Lympouridis replied to Diego Maranan's discussion 'Recognizing and categorizing qualities of human movement using sensors' in the group On Tools and technologies
"Hello, that is an interesting approach. I believe that the efficiency of the system you aim to create and propose as a tool will affect the translation of creative intentions to artistic forms. Accelerometers are nice but I think very limited…"
Oct 11, 2010
Diego Maranan replied to Diego Maranan's discussion 'Recognizing and categorizing qualities of human movement using sensors' in the group On Tools and technologies
"Hi Lali, At present I am working on building a system that was implemented in the past. I am working with some researchers from my uni, Simon Fraser University, and from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. It's still very…"
Apr 20, 2010
Lali Krotoszynski replied to Diego Maranan's discussion 'Recognizing and categorizing qualities of human movement using sensors' in the group On Tools and technologies
"Hello Diego, I am a Brazilian choreographer and I am presently working on a system for an installation which will translate retrieved data from visitors into projected creatures moving accordingly to Laban's effort actions. I would like to know…"
Apr 20, 2010
Diego Maranan commented on marlon barrios solano's blog post 'about our on-line store...sale your books and DVD's...recommendations from the community....'
"What a great idea. I was going to suggest Closer, but I see it's already there. Forsythe's CD should probably be on it, n'est pas? Making Things Talk is an introduction to physical computing:…"
Mar 16, 2010

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I'm currently doing my MSc at Simon Fraser University's School of Interactive Arts and Technology (www.siat.sfu.ca). I'm working on Laban Effort-recognition and visualization. I also teach at the University of the Philippines Open University (www.upou.edu.ph).
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At 12:45am on June 11, 2008, marlon barrios solano said…
Hey guys can be great that you tell us more about those events and the new media scene in Manila!
At 11:42am on June 10, 2008, Lorelei said…
2moro & Friday 1-2pm. If u wanna drive up to Katips, Ateneo? I'll text you.
At 8:18am on June 7, 2008, Lorelei said…
I'm Lori. Upou student. (Remember? I was supposed to drop by at NCC.) Perhaps we could meet sometime during Wifi Body 3 @ CCP.

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