Looking forward to attending the NDEO conference in Washington DC this October. I will be leading a movement session called: “Exploring Embodiment: Applying Research in Embodied Cognition to Dance Practice.”
I am also looking forward to returning to my alma mater, UC Irvine in December to present at the Body of Knowledge: Embodied Cognition and the Arts conference. I will be presenting my paper with Professor Thecla Schiphorst, “Untying the Knot of Dance Movement Expertise: An Enactive Approach.”
CORD/SDHS Athens Proceedings 2015 are now published! Check out my paper with Thecla Schiphorst, “Transmitting and Distributing Bodily Knowledge in the Digital Age”
Abstract: We explore embodiment in the digital age—a time where dance is now often passed down from body—to computer—to body. While some believe digitally mediated transmission of bodily knowledge to be “disembodied,” we propose that digital technology can extend our conceptions of embodiment by creating more space for knowledge and growth within the field of dance. We seek to understand the expanding notion of embodiment through a case study that examines the transmission of bodily knowledge in the performance Longing and Forgetting. We compare differences in transmitting bodily knowledge through multiple modes: phenomenological accounts, text, and video.
Presenting our paper, “Schrifttanz: Written Dance/Movement Poems” at the Digital Humanities 2016 conference in Kraków, Poland July 11-16, 2016. In this paper POEME teams up with the ARTeFACT project.
Authors: Susan L. Wiesner, Shannon Cuykendall, Ethan Soutar-Rau, Rommie L. Stalnaker, Thecla Schiphorst, Karen Bradley
Find out more here: http://dh2016.adho.org/
Our paper, “spaceDisplaced: Investigating Presence Through Mediated Participatory Environments” was recently presented in Greece at the 3rd International Symposium on Movement and Computation (MOCO 2016)
Authors: prOphecy Sun, Shannon Cuykendall, Kristin Carlson, Maria Lantin, Thecla Schiphorst