Interview with Beatriz Calvo-Merino, part 2: Science and Dance, Brain and Movement

February 24, 2011

This is the second part of the interview with Beatriz Calvo-Merino. Read the first part here: Interview with Beatriz Calvo-Merino, part 1: Dance + Neurons = Dance Neuroaesthetics

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Photo above: Beatriz Calvo-Merino by Tom Medak (cc)
Photo bellow: Sylvie Guillem, photographer unknown

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Interview with Beatriz Calvo-Merino, part 1: Dance + Neurons = Dance Neuroaesthetics

February 23, 2011

Dr. Beatriz Calvo-Merino for the end of topics and series of interviews regarding dance, movement,  science and technology driven by neurons, muscles, bones, and ideas.

She gave a lecture titled ‘Dancing in the brain: the neuroaesthetic of performing arts’ during coldly December in Zagreb, as a part of the Cognitive of the Performative programme by the Centre for Drama Art aka cdu.

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Photo above: Beatriz Calvo-Merino, by Tom Medak (cc)
Photo bellow: Human Brain, taken from sharpbrains.com

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Interview with Scott deLahunta, part 2: Catching some dancing algorithms

February 10, 2011

This is the second part of the interview with Scott deLahunta. Read the first part here: Interview with Scott deLahunta, part 1: On working processes and digital realms

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Photo above: Scott deLahunta by Thomas Lenden (c)
Photo bellow: Excerpt from Emio Greco’s DVD double skin | double mind

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Interview with Scott deLahunta, part 1: On working processes and digital realms

February 9, 2011

My next interview from the series of Cognitive of the Performative programme by Centre for Drama Art aka cdu was made during the Workshop with Choreographic Objects that I attended in December, guided by Scott deLahunta.

Scott deLahunta is a former dancer and choreographer, who began working in the mid-1990s as a researcher and coordinator for¬†projects bringing together new media and live performance practices. For years he’s been advocating for creating software tools for choreographers from the environment of emerging new technologies.

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Photo above: Scott deLahunta, photo taken from Random Dance Company (c)
Photo bellow: Synchronous Objects Project,
The Ohio State University and The Forsythe Company (c)

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