School of Drama and Dance Bytom, Poland
Only for registered students.
Movement and the social in networked spaces
An introduction to dance and new media
Led by Marlon Barrios Solano
A series of 5 classes will be geared to explore creative performance of movement within technological and social systems.
With short lectures, movement scores, group activities, video showcases, discussions and simple short projects, the participants will be introduced to contemporary choreographic and performance practices that interface ideas, movement, space and digital technologies.
We will explore notions the creative potential of social choreography, as games using mobile augmented reality technology.
Students must attend willing to move ands bring their own smart phones, tablets and laptops if available.
Students need to download the dance tech Augmented reality app for Mac and android
Marlon Barrios Solano is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, consultant, coach and online producer/curator based in USA and Germany. With a hybrid background in psychology, dance, new media arts and contemplative practices he explores mind-body processes, contemporary choreographic practices, human-computer interaction and collaborative/networked spaces within creative, organizational, educational and healing/transformational environments.
He is the creator/producer/curator of dance-tech.tv and dance-tech.net. Since 2008, he has produced and published more than 400 online video interviews known as the "dance-tech interviews”. Since 2013, he has developed mobile apps for ImPulsTanz (Austria), Tanz Im August (Germany) and Barnard College (USA).
Currently, he is a guest lecturer and associated researcher at HZT Berlin, Germany and he studies vipassana meditation at Insight Meditation Society|Barre Center of Buddhist Studies (USA), Beatenberg Meditation Center (Switzerland) and Spirit Rock Meditation Center (USA) under the mentoring of Stephen Batchelor (France/UK). He holds an MFA on dance and new media from The Ohio Sate University.
Marlon’s page on dance-tech.net