The Social Network for Innovators in Motion
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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 also the curator of Choreography or ELSE: Contemporary Experiments on the Performance of Motion for dance-tech.tv.
WHAT IS DANCE-TECH?
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 dance-tech.net. He has also conceived and developed the on-line co-learning lab meta-academy.org.
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.
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:
Inquiries or just to say hello email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The israeli dancer and choreographer Shai Faran, was awarded the first dance-tech AIR Berlin for the month of January 2014. Congratulations!
During her residency she will work at the beautiful Lake Studios Berlin on her new creation WE (working title) where she explores with a group of 6 dancers…Continue
Call for Applications for Residency for FEBRUARY 2014
dance-techAIR@Lake Studios Berlin
February 1st to March 1st 2014
dance-tech artist in residency in Berlin offers to international interdisciplinary movement and media artists the possibility to live and make art in a peaceful artist…Continue
ASSOCIATE ARTS PROFESSOR
Dance and New Media
Department of Dance
Tisch School of the Arts…Continue
Call for Applications for Residency
dance-techAIR@Lake Studios Berlin
(1 month period)
1st dance-tech artist in residency in Berlin offers to international interdisciplinary movement and media artists the possibility to live and make art in a peaceful artist run working, living and performance space…Continue