Movement on Screen 2009 was a total sensation! I already enjoyed the previous year but the 2009 festival was miles better. The Cornerhouse, which is pulsing hub for contemporary visual art and it is also located right in the heart of Manchester, was a great venue and moves had its own delegate centre.
The overall theme of the festival was 'Tell your story' that guided and accompanied the audience through the various screenings, talks and forums. To offer a narration makes screendance… Continue
Hoy, Día Internacional de la Danza, se presentará online la nueva plataforma virtual mapad2 (http://www.mapad2.ufba.br/) , creada para impulsar la investigación, la formación, el desarrollo y la difusión de creaciones relacionadas con la danza, concretamente los espectáculos de danza interactivos creados a partir de dispositivos tecnológicos digitales.
La plataforma, que abarca los países de habla hispana y portuguesa, será presentada con una vídeo-conferencia internacional entre… Continue
I attended last night to the performance of "Far" a very nuanced solo conceived and performed by French Algerian choreographer Rachid Ouramdane presented within the BIPOD Festival: Beirut International Platform of Dance. I felt again that this work traverses the dangerous waters of politically charged broken narratives of our postmodern identities and it makes us see the contradictions embedded in the belief of personal and geopolitical utopias. In this festival encounter I can feel in the… Continue
Entre la danza posmoderna y el performance. El próximo 29 de abril se celebra el Día Mundial de la Danza. Con este motivo presentamos unas reflexiones sobre las nuevas rutas que ha tomado este arte, cada vez más libre de antiguos convencionalismos.
Leer articulo en El Comercio del Peru
Nuevas “ideas y formas que se movían” empezaron a ser recurrentes dentro del trabajo de algunos… Continue
boDig is participating to Pixelist Festival with a workshop and performance extract.
Workshop: Interactive Play with Movement
This is a movement workshop realized with specially written codes using MaxMSP/Jitter software. It is a design for perception suggestive of the redefinition of time and space. Based on the relations of the physical body with its processed images, the workshop is triggering improvisation and… Continue
Added by aylin kalem on April 25, 2009 at 3:00pm —
In our last event Digital Dystopia, we showcased a strand of work coordinated by Leon Trimble aka VJ Chromatouch and featuring the combined talents of Leon himself with the music and piano playing of Rich Batsford and choreography from Lisa Natasha Wetton.
Hope you enjoy this lovely video:
The piece featured two dancers - Julia Griffin and Paris Thomas-Wade performing a very touching and tender routine inspired by a scene in George Lucas seminal… Continue
Added by Leon Trimble on April 25, 2009 at 12:17pm —
The Insylum Center for Genetic Research invites you to witness a controversial experiment that may alter the course of life and humanity as we know it. Three nights only April 23- 25, 2009 The Insylum opens its doors to the public for the unveiling its most recent genetic study Project XXY.
“Project XXY” is the collaborative distinction project of graduating seniors Jeff Marras, Jamie Murzynowski, and Yolanda Royster that brings together this exuberant trio’s creative talents in an… Continue
Added by YoRo512 on April 24, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Here is the "dancer-sized enclosure" version of the Laban Pure Form (a development of Rudolf Laban's work in Choreutics) by Bedford Interactive's Jim Schofield. The 3D form which was unavailable previously, features unique vertices for each of Laban's 26 directions of orientation.
I just listened to Rafael Bonachela's interview with Olivia Stewart. Very inspiring!
Meet the new artistic director of the Sydney Dance Company: Rafael Bonachela. His first work for the company is a production called 360°. It's on in Brisbane until April 25, and then goes to Adelaide and Melbourne next month. Click on the following to hear the full interview with ABC Radio National's Artworks:
Ariella Vidach – AIEP contemporary dance Company (www.aiep.org) looks for mature, experienced and creative performers with strong dance technique, partnering / contact improvisation ability and creative flair for a major project starting in summer 2009 an premiering in September 09
Saturday, may 9th 2009
12 am / 4 pm
SCARABEAUS – ESPACE THEATRAL
rue Creuse,19-27 1030 BRUXELLES… Continue
GOLEM is a 30 minutes dance performance telling the story of artificial man. It is based on the use of advanced audiovisual technologies such as granular sound synthesis, real-time 3D environments and computer systems for capturing movement. The dancer becomes both on-the-fly choreographer and co-author of the sound composition. Through the dance movements he pilots the sound part as well as influences the virtual… Continue
WBNR – What Burns Never Returns is a performance and research project exploring in particular the mediated relationship between the body and the urban environment. It has three main interrelated objects of research and it is developed through a creative dialogue between the relative practices: choreography, urban geography-visual art and communication technologies intertwined in an emergent disciplinary ﬁeld dealing with the human body, the city and the… Continue
Armando Menicacci, the director of Mediadanse/Univ. Paris 8 is leading a research project called “Human Gait” in collaboration with boDig (Istanbul) and the Performing Arts Track of Istanbul Bilgi University.
To understand the walking parametres is essential for many reasons. In this project, we want to analyse the relative acceleration and deceleration of head-chest-pelvis. With the use of accelerometers, the project is about… Continue
Added by aylin kalem on April 17, 2009 at 2:30pm —
Bedford Interactive have recently launched some new products on their website and have announced a software toolkit for anyone who uses video of dance in the studio, classroom or other environments. The forthcoming application is called FORMotion and will be adaptable to many different uses including archiving of dance video and all kinds of motion studies, through it's dual screen display system. The great leap forward is the ability to… Continue
Boston, MA — Dance and technology take center stage with “Loops,” an exhibition and performance inspired by Merce Cunningham’s solo dance “Loops.” The exhibition takes place April 24-May 10 at the MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, and the performance, presented by Critical Moves, takes place on the evening of April 24.
The story of “Loops” began in 2001 when artists Paul Kaiser, Shelly Eshkar and Marc Downie created a digital artwork by motion-capturing Merce… Continue
The call for entries is now open for the 2009 VideoDansa projects competition. This competition, organised by NU2's with the collaboration of TELEVISIÓN OF CATALUNYA and the Generalitat de Catalunya's Department of Culture and Media, is only open to artists working in Catalunya. This year, three projects will be selected and be granted between 6.000 and 12.000 euros each towards production.