The Social Network for Innovators in Motion
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My name is Marlon Barrios Solano, I am an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, speaker, consultant, online curator and educator based in in USA and Germany.
Currently, I am a guest lecturer and associated researcher at HZT Berlin (Germany)
My work investigates:
1.-The affordances of networked/mobile environments for collaborative knowledge production within art and educational contexts; mobile augmented reality.
2.-Information visualization for creative communication and cognitive innovation.
3.-New media production and curatorial strategies within networked environments.
4.-Models of mind-body, embodied cognition and computation in contemporary dance practices; buddhist psychology, mindfulness, vipassana meditation; cybernetics, new biology, complex systems and self-organization.
5.-Dance and new media; digital resources for choreographic and embodied knowledge.
I am the creator/producer of the following projects:
dance-tech.net (this social networking site)
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..
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 ImPulsTanz/DanceWEB (Austria), Tanz Im August (Germany), The South American Network of Dance (Brazil/Uruguay), Urdimbre (Colombia), Gilles Jobin 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: email@example.com
Pilot #1 February – June 2015
In 2017, PARTS will start the Research Studios, a specific research program independent from its three year Training program. The Research program is intended for young choreographers and dramaturges, who will work in an environment where reflection and studio experimentation, exchange and collaboration with other artists are the basic working formats.
Playlist with interviews focused on the [8:Tension] Young Choreographers' Series @ ImPulstanz 2014
With the [8:tension] Young Choreographers’ Series the festival audience gets an insight into the most challenging artistic approaches of a new generation of choreographers.
Interviews produced by participants of the meta_media lab@ ImPulsTanz 2014
led by Marlon Barrios Solano
Lab members: Franzi Kreis, Rocio Marano, Charlotta Ruth.…
A mobile app was developed for ImPulsTanz 2014 (Vienna, Austria) as part of their Research festival activities with features specially geared to increase…Continue