Radars and fences, satellites and walls, networks and bunkers. Two
different sets of technologies confront us: the former epitomize the
selective and flexible character of what Gilles Deleuze termed the
“societies of control”; the latter embody the “old” disciplinary
paradigm based on separation, physical mass containment, and restriction
of the freedom of movement.… Continue
This is a very interesting post by Doug Fox and very relevant comment thread:
Danciti and Article19 are discouraging dancers and dance companies from using YouTube. And both are critical of New York City Ballet for creating a new video channel on YouTube.
I believe that both Danciti and Article19 are way off the mark. YouTube is one of the most popular websites and their traffic far exceeds sites such as Vimeo and Blip.tv, which the two publications reference.…
Tonight, I went to see (Rus)h, presented and produced by Here. A theater/dance multimedia piece directed by Kristin Marting , text and video by James Scruggs and media effects by Hall Eagar. This intimate tale of pleasure and pain with a complex take on the "down Low" gets augmented with a brilliant and slick stage and video design. Besides a very clear integration of the technology in their creative process,… Continue
Yanira Castro+Company is at Dance Theater Workshop.this weekend. I went last night and it really creates a dynamic space within the DTW theater. She transformed DTW theater in a space that reflects the instability and energy of puberty and gestation. I enjoyed a distributed way of integrating the musicians (directed Castro and Stephan Moore) within a… Continue
Find more videos like this on dance-tech.net I had a lot of fun dancing to the music created by Bubblyfish with loops payed from several Gameboys. Sorry that I had to change the soundtrack! the sound levels of my camera were too high so lots of distortion. That is her music anyway...
MIXER, Eyebeam’s new series dedicated to showcasing leading… Continue
A CROSS-SECTED VIEW OF 16 PEOPLE, 16 ROOMS, 16 PRIVATE LIVES, SILENT ROOM IS AN X-RAY VISION OF 16 INTERIORS. IN THIS FILM-POEM, THE ROOM IS FELT FROM THE INSIDE. AN INTERIOR STEEPED IN DISCONTINUITY, WHERE UNUSUAL AND POETIC COMMUNICATIONS UNFOLD WORDLESSLY, THROUGH A CONTAMINATION OF THE SENSES. RATHER THAN A STORY LINE, THERE IS A SET OF TABLEAUX VIVANTS, EACH CRAFTED AROUND A FIXED IDEA, AN IMPULSE, A VOID, A HUNGER FOR AN IDEAL. SILENT ROOM IS A CINEMA OF LIGHT AND… Continue
dance-tech.net went to Eyebeam's Mixer party. This is a short video showing visitors interacting with
drawn - an installation for hands and ink, zachary lieberman (2006)
From Zach's website:
This project presents a whimsical scenario in which painted ink forms appear to come to life, rising off the page and interacting with the very hands that drew them. Inspired by early filmic “lightning sketches,” in which stop-motion animation techniques were used to create… Continue
6PM Dance/NYC loft
63 Greene Street #605
February 26th @ 6PM
Need basic technology skills like setting up a You Tube or Face Book site, pod or web cast on your web site, establishing your first website and other how-to tech skills will be discussed at this 101 with Dance/NYC and Doug Fox of Great Dance.…
Douglas Rosenberg, Li Chiao-Ping and guest artist, Dianne Reid,
Australian video dance maker, teacher and theorist.
Screendance @The Farm is a week-long workshop and retreat in rural
Wisconsin focusing on both practice and theory. It is intended for
professional and/or advanced practitioners in the field. This is a unique
opportunity to combine research… Continue
Antony Hall's projects explore the way we interface with technology, and how our interactions with it influence us creatively and socially. Often collaborating with scientists and technologists, Hall is currently focusing his talent on the investigation of biological and physical phenomenon. Some of his recent experiments involve communication with an electric fish, the creation of life through growing crystals electrically on volcanic stone, hunting… Continue
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