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2011 Festival Events Schedule

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Sat 05/07/2011

A Dance in Sol LeWitt’s “Bars of Color Within Squares (MIT)” is a performance project staged on LeWitt’s stunning polychrome terrazzo floor created for the atrium of MIT's Green Center for Physics in 2007. The performance work examines rule systems manifest in group and individual behaviors, revealing surprising aspects of motion, color and depth perception. It responds to the seminal work "Dance" by Lucinda Childs, Sol L [...]

Thu 04/21/2011 - Sat 04/23/2011

In recent years, technological innovations have given rise to a new field, dance technology. Populated by artist-practitioners, technologists, and theorists, this new area encompasses performance, research and development of video game technologies, motion capture experimentation, and dance for the camera. For some time, work in dance technologies has advanced without a recognizable critical dialogue in the United States. [...]

Fri 05/06/2011 - Sat 05/07/2011

On average, we blink 10 times a minute. What is lost in these dark moments? Blinking illuminates the missed sight, splintering dance into tiny moving stills and the hallucinatory cinema of the back of the eyelid. In his book, Blink, Malcolm Gladwell describes automatic mental processes that instantaneously produce conclusions from flashes of information, concluding that too much information interferes with accuracy. What [...]

Sat 04/30/2011

This bi-coastal dance improvisation looks at the human need for intimacy and connection in a world full of technological mediation. Four performers in a studio in Los Angeles are broadcast live onto monitors in the Atlantic Wharf Waterfront Square. Linked by an improvisational score, four performers in Boston stir a real time cross-country movement dialogue. Desire is one of the key themes explored in a construct where [...]


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