April 2009 Blog Posts (42)

Movement on Screen 2009

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

Added by CreationEditor on April 30, 2009 at 11:14pm — No Comments

Mapad2 (Mapa y Programa de Arte en Danza (y Performance) Digital)

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

Added by helena febres fraylich on April 29, 2009 at 7:53am — 1 Comment

danza y tecnologia


Added by Javier on April 28, 2009 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Between identities and territories: re broadcast of Rachid Ouramdane Interview in Dance Tech Program

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

Added by Marlon Barrios Solano on April 27, 2009 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Reblog: Los traidores del movimiento por Morella Petrozzi * En espanol

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

Added by Marlon Barrios Solano on April 27, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

Pixelist: Electronic Arts & Subcultures Festival (VCD & santralistanbul)

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 — No Comments

Digital Dystopia

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 — No Comments

Project XXY Live!!!

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 — No Comments

Laban Pure Form

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.


Added by Mick Schofield on April 23, 2009 at 1:25pm — No Comments

WSP Film Festival call for entries

WSP Film Festival submission deadline extended until May 1st 2009 (postmarked).

Do you have a short film? then we want to hear from you!

What we need!

Your film on either DVD/Mini DV

A short synopsis

All credits

$10 submission fee

Each entrant will get a free ticket to the festival

send to WSP Film Festival,

Orchard House, Askern Rd

Carcroft Doncaster

South Yorkshire



The festival will… Continue

Added by Wayne Sables Project on April 22, 2009 at 4:30am — No Comments

Rafael Bonachela's

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:


As well as… Continue

Added by CreationEditor on April 21, 2009 at 3:18am — No Comments

Audition Ariella Vidach - AiEP company

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



rue Creuse,19-27 1030 BRUXELLES… Continue

Added by ariella vidach AiEP on April 20, 2009 at 10:40am — 1 Comment


Rich-media dance performance

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

Added by Marlon Barrios Solano on April 20, 2009 at 9:22am — 1 Comment


GPS-driven dance performance

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

Added by Marlon Barrios Solano on April 18, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

“Human Gait” Research Project

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 — No Comments

New advances in technology for teaching dance

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

Added by Mick Schofield on April 16, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Explore Dance and Technology: “Loops” Exhibition and Performance at the Boston Cyber Arts Festival

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

Added by Marlon Barrios Solano on April 16, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

New Business and Creative Models Support Dance Making

I wrote post this morning on Great Dance about Project Paper Trail and their innovative approach to using the Internet for creative and financial purposes. Here's the link to my post:

"Project Paper Trail: A New Creative and Fundraising Model for Dance"

If you are using the Internet in new ways from a creative and/or financial perspective for your dance-making, I'd be delighted to hear… Continue

Added by Doug Fox on April 16, 2009 at 5:39am — No Comments

call for entries - video dance 2009

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.

Terms and conditions (in Catalan) at their Website or… Continue

Added by karla kracht on April 15, 2009 at 4:46pm — No Comments

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