August 2009 Blog Posts (30)

Norberg Festival 2009

Oh dear, I'm so late. It's already been a month since the festival, which was a very good one on the whole. I wasn't very happy about the rain but I could cope. When it came to CCTV music, it was all quite messy. There was a misunderstanding already at the booking, I think, because we thought that the installation was supposed to be running throughout the entire festival. We arrived already on Wednesday (festival starts on Thursday) to hang our stuff, and we did. When it was all done, it turned… Continue

Added by Emelie Bardon on August 31, 2009 at 6:29am — No Comments


In an effort to promote public interest in dance performance in the city of San Diego, Mina Communications will be producing an ongoing series of dance films with live dance pre-shows. To make these events possible, financial support from sponsors is necessary. Anyone who is interested in helping to generate sponsors will receive a commission for their efforts.

Sponsors who support this campaign will receive ample media exposure through PR and the Advocacy Advertising campaign that… Continue

Added by Mina Rios on August 29, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Senator Ted Kennedy's Memorial at the JFK Library, Dorchester MA

Just had to comment on this moving experience. As a grant writer, community and arts activist for several decades, Senator Kennedy was a reliable and tireless advocate for arts and MANY social causes. He helped with my Community Foundation project while I was in grad school - part of which was to fund arts education. I shall not forget - and hope that none of you do, either. Maybe our prayers for universal healthcare will manifest.…


Added by Lisa Leake on August 28, 2009 at 3:35pm — No Comments

swiss video art

Alexander Hahn, Anina Schenker, Annelies Štrba, Christoph Draeger, Christoph Oertli, Christoph Rütimann, COM & COM, Elodie Pong, Eric Hattan, Herbert Distel / Peter Guyer, Ingeborg Lüscher, Ingrid Wildi, John Stotzer, Katja Schenker, Lutz & Guggisberg, Marie José Burki, Mathis / Zwick / Mädorin, Max Philipp Schmid, Pauline Boudry, Renate Lorenz, Brigitta Kuster, Pipilotti Rist, Roman Signer, Rudolf… Continue

Added by Gilles Jobin on August 28, 2009 at 11:05am — No Comments

Global Dance Contest

The Global Dance Contest is now closed. Our team of judges has selected the best 10 videos from all the entries. The 10 finalists will be online soon. Public voting starts at the 1st of September.

Check out the videos and vote for your favorite at

Best your Global Dance Contest team x

Added by Global Dance Contest on August 27, 2009 at 10:01am — No Comments


The Tec-Art-Eco Project art and technology for the environment calls for proposal.

Supported by INTERREG IIIA PROGRAM and promoted by the cultural Associations Ariella Vidach - A.i.E.P. (Milan) and Avventure in Elicottero Prodotti (Lugano), Tec-Art-Eco proposes a three-year program of interdisciplinary festivals (shows, exhibitions, concerts, performances, workshops and conferences) dedicated to the relationship art - interactivity and oriented at the development of a pilot - methodology… Continue

Added by ariella vidach AiEP on August 24, 2009 at 4:41am — No Comments

Dancing in Film

Another late night as "movement" from Abene Festival in Vermont to dancing for independent film in Boston keeps us all "on our toes." Versatility in a dancer's life is status quo, as a few pics here demonstrate (hot off the set). Director: Danny Marshall. Location: Jamaica Plain, MA.…


Added by Lisa Leake on August 24, 2009 at 1:42am — No Comments

"true/本当のこと" EU tour 2009 and my interview

Dear all,

how are you ?

May I tell you the schedule of my direction performance work "true/本当のこと" today.

It will do EU tour from end of next September to October.

If you have a chance come to see "true" !

Also let me know before you come to see the show.



25 (Fri) Stadsschouwburg(SSBA) / Amsterdam #1

26 (Sat) Stadsschouwburg(SSBA) / Amsterdam #2

29 (Tue) Parktheater / Eindhoven


03 (Sat) Tanzhaus… Continue

Added by kinsei on August 24, 2009 at 12:08am — No Comments

FIA 2009/2010, Oct 12-Mar 26, Lisbon (deadline: Sep 6)

F.I.A – 2009/2010 From October 12th 2009 till March 26th 2010 A transdisciplinary artistic investigation deeply rooted in the Studies of the Body.

A period of 6 months dedicated to a practical daily work which promotes the arising of essential questions brought by each individual in her/his own investigation. This daily work includes reflexion and discussion. Through it the proposals developed by each creator will come to form allowing a growing understanding and a profound knowledge… Continue

Added by Marlon Barrios Solano on August 23, 2009 at 5:49pm — No Comments

Caro Diallo and the 6th Annual West African "Abene" Festival, August 19-23, 2009 (Brattleboro, VT)

Caro Diallo is a MUST SEE, if you can....if you DARE....

http://… Continue

Added by Lisa Leake on August 22, 2009 at 12:01am — No Comments

dance-techTV Featuring a selection of interviews...enjoy!

Watch the following interviews in dance-tecTV:

Across Bodies and Systems: Interview with Susan Kozel…


Added by Marlon Barrios Solano on August 21, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments

DANSCAMDANSE 2009 III International Dance Film Festival


III International Dance Film Festival

25-26-27 november 2009 - Art Cinema OFFoff - Ghent - Belgium.

DANSCAMDANSE is an international film festival focusing on the interaction

between dance and visual media: the different ways dance is a formal subject

of film, or a source of inspiration. The festival aims to be the voice of a

continuously growing number of choreographers and visual artists‹a focused

opportunity for exposing new… Continue

Added by Gilles Jobin on August 20, 2009 at 7:20am — No Comments

Dancing in the Light

Here is a link to the youtube video (just one of the clips under "elcsax"):

Added by Lisa Leake on August 20, 2009 at 12:02am — No Comments


Just hoping any of you might want to join my blog. Here is the link:

Added by Lisa Leake on August 19, 2009 at 11:59pm — No Comments

Dance Festival in Edinburgh

As you might know is currently the Edinburgh Festival on and so Dancebase put together an eclectic and exciting selection of performing artists and companies.

More info of the upcoming shows can be found on

The first show I went to see was Appel by Decalage. The performers Mickael Marso Riviere and Navala Chaudhari showed a sensual and exotic mix of bboying and capoeira accompanied by live music by Jason… Continue

Added by CreationEditor on August 19, 2009 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Virtual and Physical Dance

I am artistic director and choreographer for Ballet Pixelle ( and am working to explore the intersection of physical and virtual dance. I welcome any and all discussions. We are looking at avatars interacting with real dancers. We are "dancing into the digital future..." Does anyone have any experience with this?

Also, does anyone have/use a low-cost motion capture system?

Added by Inarra Saarinen on August 14, 2009 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Workshop Dance and New Media in Oslo/Norway

Workshop Dance and New Media

‘Performance on the Edges: Physical / Digitial Media Environments’

ke∂ja: dance encounters, involving a number of invited artists and art students from performing and media/design disciplines. The workshop aims at developing and experiencing contemporary methods of collaboration on composition and choreography with multi-media methods of mise-en-scène.

The workshop will demonstrate composition-processes and design/directing for… Continue

Added by karla kracht on August 12, 2009 at 5:39am — No Comments

Reasons for programme Dance and Theatre in times of crisis

Reasons for programme Dance and Theatre in times of crisis is the subject of International Dance and Theatre Fair of Huesca organised from 28th September to 2nd October in Aragón (Spain). This is the main topic that will be discussed in international conferences and workshops.

The discussions will have the participation of important professionals of performing and movement arts, such as Sigrid Gareis (Tanzquarter Wien – Vienna), Jonathan Halloway (Norfolk and Norwich Festival -… Continue

Added by Mariana Soares - A Portada (BCN) on August 11, 2009 at 9:59am — No Comments

the max/msp learning curve endeavor/prerequisite for sound design

I am interested in controlling sound. So It was essential that I had to try max/msp. I am a latecomer to technology, yet i have always held it in high regard: as the sensible valuable of it's own intelligence, and of the influence that it has flecked and dazzled within the capable framework of the 21st century artist. It was only three years ago when I discovered the computerized Pro Tools. From there I explored many different softwares such as Reaktor, Reason , Renoise and Ableton Live, and… Continue

Added by Michael Alaimo on August 10, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Dancing in the Light

Latest "Dancing in the Light" multi-media performance was held at Berklee College of Music on July 27th, 2009. Randy Felts, Ricardo Monzon and Lisa Leake swirled, swooned and side-winded inter-kinetic energy on stage, as Randy twisted things up a bit through the fusion of his "synthophone" with melodies, harmonies, multi-percussion, off-beats and sound bites, plus Lisa Leake's gyrations (from numerous dance genre). Visual art by local artists was mashed into the large screen overhang, so that… Continue

Added by Lisa Leake on August 10, 2009 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

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