writes software to create and visualize objects based on 3 and 4 dimensional geometries.
Jasper de Tarr
is founder of RAKTOR, and produces events combining performance and technology.
Daiane Lopes da Silva
is a dancer, choreographer and the artistic director of Kinetech Arts.
Travis Bennett is an interactive technology artist who’s work explores the complex nature of society’s relationship with emerging technologies such as AI, VR, Computer Vision, Real-Time Motion Capture, Brain Computer Interfaces, and 3d Imaging.
He is the co-founder and Creative Director of Kineviz (a data design firm specializing in building cutting edge visualization systems in Virtual Reality) and is also an advisor and "Chief Troublemaker" at Kinetech Arts, where he harnesses his crazy ideas to build art and technology for live interactive installations and performances.
focuses on research involving Mixed Reality, exploring the overlap between computer graphics, computer vision and sensor technology.
Yagiz Mungan is a San Francisco-based interdisciplinary developer/artist. He combines ideas of interaction, VR/AR, games, generative systems, sound and interactive music to create works that poses critical questions or investigates new aesthetics and interactions. The works feature both the audience and the machine as active agents of the experience, hence creating something that is not possible in isolation.
is a physicist, dancer, photographer, and student of Taiji.
Lauren Bedal is a designer, dancer, and filmmaker based in San Francisco, California. Lauren currently works at Matter, a design and innovation firm focused on the intersection of industrial, digital, and service design. Outside of Matter, Lauren is currently working on OpenPerform, an open source platform for generating real-time, virtual dance performance with motion capture technology as well as other motion capture VR films. She believes her multi-disciplinary background gives her a unique understanding of story, experience, and people.
Maarten Van Der Glas
VJ, filmmaker interactive video installation creator. Studied Philosophy and Visual Arts at the University of Utrecht .
live media & video, installation and photography
Christy Funsch is a dance artist and educator currently celebrating 15 years as the Artistic Director of Funsch Dance. She has been awarded residencies at U Cross, Djerassi, Counterpulse, ODC, and Yaddo, and has had her work presented in Amsterdam, London, Toronto, New York, Chicago, Portland, Phoenix, and throughout California. She is in collaborative partnerships with Nol Simonse and Julie Mayo, and she teaches Improvisation at City College San Francisco. Visit www.funschdance.org.
Tanja London is a kinesthetic, visual and haptic artist based in East Oakland. She owes her love for capturing improvisation to studying with Katrina McPherson, Simon Fildes and Ellen Bromberg. Her screendance work has been featured internationally at festivals and conferences
Stream has had a long-time interest in dance, art and technology with it's ability to transform how people access, perceive and consume information. She is curretly a weekday front engineer and weekend dancer, and she is trying to get qualified for the title creative technologist again.
Scotty Hardwig is a dancer, choreographer, educator, and digital media artist originally from the Appalachian mountains of southwest Virginia and currently based in Oakland, CA. His artistic practice melds an articulate, athletic movement vocabulary with a specialization in digital dance, photography, video, projection and sound design for live performance. As an educator he has served on the faculty of the University of Utah and Middlebury College, teaching improvisation, aesthetic theory and dance history, anatomy and kinesiology, dance media, as well as contemporary technique and composition. As a freelance performer and company member for AXIS Dance Company's 30th Anniversary Season, he has had the honor of working with internationally recognized choreographers like Marc Brew, Stephen Koester, Johannes Wieland, Joe Goode, Amy Seiwart, Eric Handman, Yannis Adoniou, Satu Hummasti, and Stephan Koplowitz. He received his MFA in Dance from the University of Utah, and was most recently a resident emerging artist at Bates Dance Festival (2015), as well as the artistic director of the Dance Company of Middlebury (2016-17). More info at www.hardwigDance.com
Ezra J. Stanley
Ezra J. Stanley is a multi-award winning Screen Artist and Writer. He writes and directs cinematic commercials, makes music videos and video art, and recently started painting. Ezra J has also designed and directed benefit concerts for the United Nations, the American India Foundation, and TiEcon.
Krishnan's personal journey to revitalize the ancient oral storytelling tradition through modern technology has thrust him onto a path of interdisciplinary and emerging mediums. Our first project, Playscape, is a hi-tech performance “sandbox” with intuitive interfaces for light, sound, touch, movement and projection, allowing players to virtually co-create movement-based musical art experiences in real-time at a distance. He is currently in the process of developing the app version. Founder, Radiant IRIS email@example.com
Ripneet's search to find a higher purpose led him to LA to be of service to Radiant IRIS, where he works on operations and community cultivating. Radiant IRIS is a value-driven research institute, ethical design firm, and regenerative production studio to create personalized dynamic content for real-time mediums like VR and AR. He is currently in the process of creating a dynamic business structure that not only works top down, but also bottom up, adapting the traditional corporate model for a humane sustainable culture. Operations Coordinator, Radiant IRIS firstname.lastname@example.org
Diana Lara, is a choreographer, dancer, and educator from Honduras. She graduated from the choreography program of the Center for Research and Choreography at the Mexican Institute of Fine Arts, and from the Somatic Research and Participatory Arts program at Moving-on-Center in Oakland. She enjoys playing with somatic explorations and improvisation, and reflecting on embody isolation-support, fear-vulnerability, fragmentation-identity. www.dianalara-somatics.com