GENEVA SESSIONS 09/Made in LausanneFree International workshopADVANCED INSCRIPTIONS OPEN FOR DANCETECH MEMBERS!!!Inscriptions are not open yet, but you can already show your interest by sending a comentary on the page of Gilles Jobin----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------GENEVA SESSIONS 09/Made In LausanneFree International workshop for profesionnals dancers, choreographers and filmakersImage/Motion: New Mediation of the Performance of MovementAn interdisciplinary workshopWorkshop led by Marlon Barrios (New York/dancetech)Théâtre Arsenic Lausanne (Switzerland)8th of June to 19th of June 2009The Geneva Sessions is an international workshop for professional dancers and choreographers organised by Cie Gilles Jobin. Now in its third year, this annual encounter aims at creating a motivating artistic environment for experimented professional dancers in the Geneva area. The participants will be a combination of international professionals and Lausanne and Geneva region based dancers. The workshop is free. By invitation only. Inscription form coming out soon.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Image/Motion: New Mediation of the Performance of MovementAn interdisciplinary workshopIn this workshop we will survey and explore the creative applications of recent developments of new digital technologies on the performance of movement, choreography and image construction within multimedia systems for performances or installations. We will investigate the coupling of movement and image and the creative/aesthetics potential of working with real-time interactive software, portable devices and the www.Geared to professional dancers, choreographers, filmmakers and interdisciplinary artists teams, an emphasis will be on collaborative experimentation on the prototyping of multimedia works exploring the intersection of image and movement production and mediation. Through short theoretical lectures, group discussion, movement and improvisational scores, demonstrations and hands-on software practice, the participants will investigate the following related topics: motion and perception, recorded image and real-time processing, web cams and mobile phone cams for the creation of content, computation and choreography, projection surfaces, video tracking for media control and distributed performance.Participants : Professional dancers, professional choreographers, professional video makers, professional film makers.This workshop has three interrelated modules:Dance on (many) CamerasInvestigate the capturing and presentation of dance with video cameras and its uses in linear and non linear composition for different technological platforms and formats. Besides regular DV and HV cameras, we will explore the use of webcams and mobile phones cams for creative composition. We will also cover basic video editing andPractical: creation of short video compositions for web platforms.Dynamic Image and MovementIntroduction of the use of pre-recorded and live video on stage and a survey on the use on new media technology for the performance of motion. We will explore video projection on screen, on body, on objects, video as theatrical light, etc. Use of real time processing and interactivity exploring computation and performance of movement.Practical: creation of a short piece using real-time technology.The new internet and the Social WebIntroduction to web 2.0 technologies and the uses of social networking technology for collaborative creation of knowledge and performances. Discover the possibilities of internet tv broadcast.Practical: develop and create networked projects and use video broadcasting technology .---------------------Workshop leader Marlon Barrios SolanoMarlon Barrios Solano is a Venezuelan social media specialist/consultant, on-line producer and lecturer/researcher focused on the intersection of new media and performance and on the use of on-line platforms for collaborative creativity and social innovation. Currently, he works as a New Media/On-line Marketing Specialist for Dance New Amsterdam and consults for several art organizations in the US and abroad. He is the creator/producer of (a social networking site), dance-techTV and of DANCE TECH, an on-line program that explores the intersection of dance and digital technology.He has been a guest artist/lecturer at Interaktionslabor 2004 and ZKM (Germany), STEIM (The Netherlands), Digital Cultures Lab (UK), University of Oslo Design School (Norway), and in the US at The Advanced Computing Center for Arts and Design at The Ohio State University, Denison University, Purdue University, The Aesthetic Technologies Lab at Ohio University, Middlebury College, Wesleyan University and many New York City venues and institutes. He holds an MFA in Dance and Technology (independent track on real-time technology, performance of improvisation and cognition) from The Ohio State University. Marlon Barrios Solanomarlon@dance-tech.netWorkshop organizer:Gilles Jobin, choreographer. Lives and work in Geneva.Beside his artistic work, Gilles Jobin has a certain number of side projects linked to the professional development of dance across the world. Home of his company, the Studios 44 in Geneva is a pioneering space for professional training for dancers working for the recognition of professional formation for contemporary dancers in Switzerland. Gilles Jobin is stimulating international exchange by means of various initiatives: free daily professional training for dancers, educational activities, international workshops, artistic residencies, and projects with countries from the Southern
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