How to shift audience from passive observer to active performer? How can we use technological literacy to teach dance literacy? How can we use dance to teach computer programming?
INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
My research focuses primarily on audience engagement, play, and co-creation of art. I have established long lasting collaborations with artists from various disciplines at at various institutions across the nation. The goal of my projects center audience agency in building community through performance.
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What narrative structure allows the audience control in an interactive musical? Can the rhythm of interaction points be inherently understood by performers and audience?
How can movement be used to create music? Can the chaos of sound create an orchestra that encourages more movement?
Will immersion in nature create community through dance? How does art as a way of knowing invite different participation and engagement with the environment? What can be learned from how trees live in community?
What can be learned about gender, technology and politics by exploring the poetic dramas of Mina Loy? How do technologies of performance intersect with modernist and futurist ideas of technology?
Can virtual collective performance be a more inclusive form of artmaking?