February 26, 2018

1 Synopsis 

The objective of the current study is to apply technologies from the field of emerging media in order to reverse the traditional flow of performance dance in tango; that is subverting music to body movement.

In the most common exploration of tango as performative dance, dancers interpret with their bodies pre-recorded audio of popular tango songs, with music being indifferent and unaltered by the performative act of...

February 12, 2018

On Friday February 9 of 2018 I had the wonderful opportunity to perform live with Howard Loomis at the 1+1=3 series (for link to event click here) held on the ITP lounge of Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. The 1+1=3 series has its focus on providing opportunities for creative and spontaneous collaboration between Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music and ITP students. The format of the event consists on ITP stu...

January 30, 2018

Based on the short videos palette as starting material for this week assignment, I decided to focus on the contrast between my hand touching a plastic work of art (created by me) as opposed to my hand touching a technological tool, in this particular case the iPhone. The piece is intended to convey a reflective stance between creation and created; between the inner world of humans and the inner world of electronic tools.

When c...

January 30, 2018

For this class assignment I decided to focus on 'the hand and the technology' as general topic to guide the shooting of short videos with my iPhone. The idea was to contrast the humanity of the hand with the coldness of the technological objects that surround me on a daily basis, object that are functional as to the improvement of some aspect of modern life in urban areas. 

Videos were all captured in the iPhone's native positi...

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New York, United States