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An intercultural, intergenerational and interdisciplinary exploration of a near-future world consisting of collaborations between robots, avatars, virtual worlds, telepresence and real-time presence within creative places, workspaces, cultural environments, interactive entertainment, and play space. In the next 30 years, we will encounter some of the greatest transitions that any generation has ever had to face. Technological disruption is affecting every part of our lives… every business, every industry, every culture.... How will the body be viewed? How will dance be impacted in the future? How can dance impact our future world for the better? Within a Canadian context, Nina Jane Patel curates conversations between body-based artists and technology-based futurists.

Exponential Technology and The Future of Dance Nina Jane Patel

    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

An intercultural, intergenerational and interdisciplinary exploration of a near-future world consisting of collaborations between robots, avatars, virtual worlds, telepresence and real-time presence within creative places, workspaces, cultural environments, interactive entertainment, and play space. In the next 30 years, we will encounter some of the greatest transitions that any generation has ever had to face. Technological disruption is affecting every part of our lives… every business, every industry, every culture.... How will the body be viewed? How will dance be impacted in the future? How can dance impact our future world for the better? Within a Canadian context, Nina Jane Patel curates conversations between body-based artists and technology-based futurists.

    Ep 11: Responding to the Crisis, Constraints of Funding, and Visions for the Future, Part Two with Ghislaine Boddington

    Ep 11: Responding to the Crisis, Constraints of Funding, and Visions for the Future, Part Two with Ghislaine Boddington

    These unprecedented times have turned the dance world on its head. With many performances and festivals being canceled, we have now turned to the digital world to connect once more. But can these online platforms provide the same intimacy as a live...

    • 34 min
    Ep 10: Collective Embodiment, Digital Intimacies, and Body Intelligence, Part One with Ghislaine Boddington

    Ep 10: Collective Embodiment, Digital Intimacies, and Body Intelligence, Part One with Ghislaine Boddington

    We find ourselves in unprecedented times. Social distance and self-isolation have shown us the importance of physical closeness, and the urgent need to recreate it in some form. Today's guest, Ghislaine Boddington, is here to share more about her work....

    • 29 min
    Ep 09: Dance and Tech: The Fusion of Two Languages with Veronique Mackenzie and Stuart Anderson

    Ep 09: Dance and Tech: The Fusion of Two Languages with Veronique Mackenzie and Stuart Anderson

    Today on the Future of Dance we welcome special guests, Veronique Mackenzie and Stuart Anderson. In this episode, we have a great conversation about the role of technology in their careers, the value of creativity, and how they see the world of dance...

    • 45 min
    Ep 08: The Imbalance of Human-Machine Relationships with Graham Qually and Lee Su-Feh

    Ep 08: The Imbalance of Human-Machine Relationships with Graham Qually and Lee Su-Feh

    Today, we welcome Graham Qually and Lee Su-Feh. Graham started in motion capture in 2007. Five years later, he moved to the east coast of Canada, where he helped build Ubisoft, Toronto's performance-capture stage. He is now the CEO of Beyond Capture and...

    • 26 min
    Ep 07: Embracing Change While Keeping the Past Alive With Robbert-Jan Brems and Leslie Kachina McCue

    Ep 07: Embracing Change While Keeping the Past Alive With Robbert-Jan Brems and Leslie Kachina McCue

    Today’s guests are breakdancer and video game designer Robbert-Jan Brems and North American First Nations advocate and dancer Leslie Kachina McCue. Robbert works at Unity Technologies in Solutions Engineering and is also a tech advisor at Danse Bloom....

    • 40 min
    Ep 06: Finding the Balance Between Digital and Analogue with Barbara Diabo and Rafael Franco

    Ep 06: Finding the Balance Between Digital and Analogue with Barbara Diabo and Rafael Franco

    Joining us on today’s episode are Barbara Diabo and Rafael Franco. Having been a dancer all her life, Barbara has worked in many styles of dance. She is currently a choreographer focusing on combining indigenous dance with contemporary styles, bridging...

    • 57 min

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