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marlon barrios solano's Discussions

On innovation in dance and technology? how innovation is related to the dance field in general?

Started Mar 28, 2010 0 Replies

How is innovation happening in the dance and technology field? what do you think are the defining trends now? how do you define innovation for performance practices? Continue

Tags: innovation

Book Wall!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Dumke Jan 12, 2008. 1 Reply

The launch of---------------------------------------------------AN ARCHITECTURE OF INTERACTION---------------------------------------------------Wednesday 12 December 2007. 7.30-9.30pm at De…Continue

Network Mirror!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sicchio Jan 13, 2008. 4 Replies

This is the place to post and discuss our communicational style, ethical principles, focus and rules of our network. This is is the place for feedback, self-regulation, suggestions and questions…Continue

Conference/Event Announcement Wall!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anna Brady Nuse May 5, 2008. 7 Replies

Post here relevant events such as conferences, seminars, workshops relevant to our network.

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Marlon Barrios Solano/dance-tech





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My name is Marlon Barrios Solano, I am an artist, researcher, consultant and educator on movement arts and new media, networked cultures, social media, collaborative technologies  and open knowledge.

I am the creator/producer of (this social networking site), dance-techTV and of the dance-tech@ (interviews and documentaries).

I am also the curator of Choreography or ELSE: Contemporary Experiments on the Performance of Motion for


Know-how: consulting, lectures, workshops and special projects!



My bio (in third person):

Marlon Barrios Solano a Venezuelan artist, researcher, consultant, educator, on-line producer/cuartor, video broadcaster and vlogger based between in USA and Germany.

He is the creator/producer/curator of dance-techTV, a collaborative internet video channel dedicated to innovation and experimental performing arts and its social network He has also conceived and developed the on-line  co-learning lab meta-academy..

Since 2008, he has produced and published more than 400 online video interviews known as the "dance-tech interviews and views."

With a hybrid background on cognitive science, dance improvisation and new media arts he researches and explores the  network technologies as participatory systems and collaborative spaces within cultural production and education environments.

He researches the affordances of the new internet for the development of open and collaborative models of knowledge production and distribution among trans-local artistic communities and organizational contexts.

Currently, he is a guest lecturer and  associated researcher at HZT Berlin (Germany) and a research fellow at DanceDigitalUK and ICKAmsterdam (Holland).

He  has lectured and led courses/workshops at many international conferences, educational centers and artistic venues such as ImpulsTanz 2012 (Austria), Geneva Sessions and HEAD (Switzerland),  EXTRA 09, 10, 11 (France), Festival Panorama 09, 11, 12 (Brazil), Itau Cultural Rumos (Brazil), Masters in Performance and Visual Culture (Spain), Media Lab Prado (Spain), CitiLab (Barcelona), Mov-s 2010-2012 (Spain), APAP 2011 (USA), ACCAD The Advanced Computer Center for Arts and Design (USA), School of Arts, Media + Engineering in Arizona State University (USA) and the Digital Arts and Humanities at The Ohio State University (USA) among many others.

He has consulted, led and developed projects for several international art organizations such as The South American Network of Dance (Brazil/Uruguay), Urdimbre (Colombia), Gilles Jogin Company (Switzerland), Live Arts Development Agency LADA (UK) and Damsens Hus (Sweden).

As a professional dancer in New York City, he performed nationally and internationally with Susan Marshal and Dancers (1997-2000), Lynn Shapiro Dance Company (1995-1998), and with the choreographers Merian Soto, Dean Moos, Bill Young, among others. He also performed with the musicians John Zorn, Philip Glass and Eric Friedlander. Under Unstablelandscape (2003-07), he performed and researched improvisational performances within digital real-time environments performing in the US and Europe.

He holds an MFA in Dance and Technology 2004 (real-time digital technology, performance of improvisation and embodied cognition) from The Ohio State University, USA.

His research interests can be parceled as follows:

  • Emergent dramaturgies, methodologies and performance practices in relation with networked technologies, digital cultures and open knowledge.
  • Networked platforms as co-learning environments for innovation, performance practices, and interdisciplinary thinking.
  • Curatorial practices for contemporary performing arts on networked environments.
  • Art, performance, science and new media intersection.
  • Networked media and social-cognitive technologies and methods within organizational environments.
  • On-line video and digital participatory journalism for  cultural industries.
  • Mobile technologies for media production and display.
  • Collaborative Creativity, organizational and social innovation in online and off-line spaces.
  • Interdisciplinary practices and theoretical developments on contemporary performance, networked environments, embodied distributed creativity and complexity theory.
  • Counter-culture, cyber-culture and theories of the body.
  • Contemplative practices, embodiment and new media technology.

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About the hardware, software and new tools for dance and technology.
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Join us for the next Choreographic Coding Lab alongside retune conference on September 22nd - 26th. Thanks to support by HZT Berlin we can invite you …


Apps4festivals: sustainable mobile apps for art festivals -ImsPulsTanz Festival App

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 4:30am 0 Comments

 Apps4festivals is presented as a sustainable model for development and launching  of  shareable mobile apps frameworks for art festivals and cultural events.

A mobile app was developed for ImPulsTanz 2014 (Vienna, Austria)  as part  of their Research festival activities with features specially geared to increase…


Meta-academy: connecting 3 dance festivals /events on creative process, choreography and more...

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Meta-academy invites you to engage online with three international dance festivals this summer- Taking Place (July 1-13 in Columbus, OH, USA), Impulstanz (July 21 -August 18 in Vienna, Austria), and…


Marlon Barrios Solano: Drawn to the Screen by Lisa Kraus on

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I am honored! Thank you Lisa Kraus for generous and smart article about my work with the dance-tech project and focused on meta-academy!! Please enjoy and share!

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At 10:07am on August 2, 2013, Marisa C. Hayes said…

Hi Marlon,

Enjoying everything, especially Minded Motion, so thank you!!

The screendance festival I direct has just opened its submission call. To share that here, is the best place to post it in Events?

Thank you!

At 9:50am on July 25, 2013, Bill Seeley said…

Thanks for setting up a great forum Marlon!

I would like to hear more from Corinne about how visual familiarity can be used to bootstrap embodied responses to different dance styles/techniques.

I would also like to know more about teaching/developing Underscore and contact-improvisational dance.

Can anyone direct me to online or print resources to help get started thinking about these things?

At 6:49pm on August 13, 2012, Lynette Kessler said…

Marlon I was prompted finally to create my own account today because I spent some time with Suzon Fuks on her Water-wheel interactive platform and wanted to communicate with you. Please make some time to get a guided tour. She has done something really quite interesting...

At 3:15am on February 23, 2012, Bruno Listopad said…
Hello Marlon

It was great to meat u.

We should keep in touch. 

In the meanwhille I am also checking the possibilities regarding the performance documentation we spoke about.

All the best,
At 7:44am on February 22, 2012, Janessa Clark said…

Marlon! Hi! Yes I am in London- where will you be tomorrow?

At 7:31pm on February 12, 2012, BRISA MP said…

Gracias Marlon por la difusión del FIVC !


Brisa MP

At 9:44am on December 24, 2011, Aníbal Zorrilla said…

Hola, Marlon, para felicitarte y desearte muchas felicidades... en Buenos Aires estamos formando un equipo del IUNA para crear en danza y tecnología... espero que pronto podamos compartir nuestros aportes... un abrazo...!!!

At 11:21am on September 20, 2011, Courtney Loren Giannone said…

My goodness.  Thank you for producing this organization.


I wish I knew sooner.  Is there a way to post public bulletins?  I have an event tonight in NYC.  I posted it, but I don't have friends yet. 

At 1:15pm on May 29, 2011, Ashley A. Friend said…



At 11:24pm on April 20, 2011, Sarah Gamblin said…

Hey Marlon,

Love love love all you have made happen here! 



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