art | embodiment | cognition | networks | post-humanism | crypto
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Marlon Barrios Solano is a Venezuelan-American Interdisciplinary Artist, Educator and Researcher based between the US and Europe. With a hybrid background in movement arts, performance/dance studies, software engineering and psychology, he investigates the intersections of socio-technical systems, embodied cognition, computation, networks, somatic awareness and social innovation in art, pedagogy and activism. Currently, he is interested in the affordances of crypto-economic systems and its potential for economic redesign and humanitarian purposes. Recent projects include MotionDAO and Crypto-dana.
Marlon is a collaborator of the NEAR and Celo Protocols.
He is a graduate of the General Assembly Software Engineering Immersive Program.
Marlon was a research associate at the Inter-University of Dance/University of The Arts (UDK/HZT) in Berlin (Germany) from 2013 to 2016. He was 1 2017 Hombroich Fellow (Germany). He was artist/researcher in residency at ICK Amsterdam 2013-14 and at the Gilles Jobin Company in Geneva (Switzerland) 2009-2012. He has taught and developed projects in the US, Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and South America.
He is a Certified Vipassana/Mindfulness Meditation Teacher by Spirit Rock Meditation Center (USA). He studies and practices at Insight Meditation Society (USA) and Beatenberg Meditation Center (Switzerland).He is a student of the Somatic Experiencing Certification Program (NYC) and he is an Embodyoga® 200 Hour Teacher (RYT200).
Since 2016 to 2021. he worked and lived at Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA in the US.
As a dancer in NYC, he collaborated with choreographers Lynn Shapiro, Merian Soto, Dean Moss and Susan Marshall and with musicians Philip Glass, John Zorn and Erik Friedlander. He has an MFA in Dance and Technology 2004 (new media, performance of improvisation and embodied cognition) from The Ohio State University, USA.
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A sensual, fluid, hypnotic exploration of a “human sculpture”: the bodies of five dancers pass, cross, follow, intertwine with each other. A video of dance, adaptation of choreographer Gilles Jobin’s “The Moebius Strip”.
The Moebius Strip, created at the Théâtre de la Ville in Paris during the spring of 2001 became one of his most emblematic pieces. “On the…Continue
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