physical thinking

moonshot: solos for your home is on the Apple and Android app store!

Take a little finger walk over to the app store on either your Android or Apple phone and check out moonshot: solos for your home! I am looking forward to any feedback along the way. –> Android Play Store –-> Apple App Store I’m excited that with support from many…

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NCCAkron’s “Dancing Lab: Art Speaks 2.0”

Spending the last two months in the virtual ether with these amazing humans has been an honor. What a wonderful platform for artists/technologists/curators.  Goals: This residency came right after completing one leg of research. It was such a wonderful opportunity to re-question everything that I created in the first versions…

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Theater as Laboratory

In a workshop called Theater as Laboratory: Experimentation with Non-Human Partners in Expanding Dramaturgies with Rebecca Rouse & Ashley Ferro-Murray, the other participants and myself were tasked with creating something in response to their research surrounding the Oskar Schlemmer’s Triadic Ballet and the ideas of technology as extensions of the body. This…

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Super Human Trailer

For the past three months, these beautiful dancer/actors and I have been working on building material around the ideas of “Super Human.” It didn’t take us long to identify the key element…humanity. “What is a super power?” and “Who is super human?” were our jumping off points to access and…

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Creating “moonshot: solos for your home”

moonshot: solos for your home is an Augmented Reality (AR) app that places a more than human entity (cyborg body) in the home of the user. The concept models for the piece were created through embodied practice in Tilt Brush from transparent prisms to create the 3D model for moonshot’s…

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Hayes Graduate Research Forum Award Winner

I am honored to have received 3rd place in the Hayes Graduate Research Forum for my presentation “Where are the edges of your flesh and who determines them? Prosthetic, Immersive, and Embodied Performance.” My paper that inspired this presentation can now be found in the OSU Knowledge Bank.

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“a CanvasUnBound” performed at The Drake Performing and Events Center

“a CanvasUnBound‘s” live performance was projected on the fly loft of The Drake Performing and Events Center before the DigiEye Film Festival in Spring 2021 for an outside audience. As I performed about 400 feet from the projection of the filmed rendering of the work, this performance was an exercise…

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Open April 5 – May 5, 2021 – Virtual Website Installation @ Urban Arts Space’s Hybrid Arts Lab

Tara Lee Burns’ MFA Thesis in Dance, “ITERATION X” is a series of four works that not only identify as documentation, archive, and performance, but are interchangeable artworks of alternative and simultaneous realities as resistance and hope. The four works bridge aesthetics ranging from the bright colors of the VR…

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Reveal

Where are the boundaries of your flesh and who determines them? How do we effect our surroundings? What is revealed from our actions? In “Reveal,” Angela Pujolas stretches, separates, and ducks the hot pink extensions of her frame imagining and opening alternative and simultaneous worlds of vivid color. REVEAL is…

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“Iteration X: a canvasUnbound” Prototype

Goals*To have panels that disappear when triggered*To have that reveal an underlying theme/movie*To use the Oculus Quest as the reveal movie Challenges*Everything worked in my office and then when changing to the basement I had to add a few more features in order for it to work. I think the…

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