POEME in Kraków, Poland

Interactive Movement Installation, Presentations, Research

Introducing Schrifttanz–POEME’s newest author!

POEME teams up with the ARTeFACT project to explore conceptual metaphors. 

Check out our abstract Schrifttanz: Written Dance/Movement Poems, presented at the Digital Humanities 2016 conference in Kraków, Poland on July 14, 2016.  

Authors: Susan L. Wiesner, Shannon Cuykendall, Ethan Soutar-Rau, Rommie L. Stalnaker, Thecla Schiphorst, Karen Bradley

Pictures from our demo of POEME: Schrifttanz Edition!


Dance Current Magazine Special Feature on Interdisciplinary

Dance Performance, Magazine

Check out the The Dance Current July/August 2016 issue on interdisciplinary collaboration. I feel honored to be quoted in Kallee Lins’ article, “(Re)Active Bodies,” discussing my experience collaborating at SFU in the MovingStories project.  Also featured in the article are 2 dance photos by Reese Muntean. The photo was taken for an interdisciplinary project exploring AI, poetry, and dance with Professor Steve DiPaola.


MovingStories Residency 2016

Classes and Workshops, Presentations, Research

A full week ahead with the MovingStories Residency 2016 movement.futures!

Presenting on two projects that explore words, dance, and movement data. 

Thursday, May 26th (with Susan Wiesner, Ethan Soutar-Rau, and Rommie L Stalnaker) “Written dance/Movement poems /or/ ARTeFACT meets POEME”

Friday, May 27th (with Ethan Soutar-Rau )”If Words Could Dance: Moving from Body to Data through Kinesthetic Evaluation”




POEME is going to Australia!

Interactive Movement Installation, Presentations, Research

Between 2015-2016 POEME (created by Shannon Cuykendall and Ethan Soutar-Rau) has traveled the world from British Columbia, to The Netherlands, to New York City and now to Australia! 

POEME was accepted to the Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS 2016). We will present POEME as a demo as well as present our paper,”If Words Could Dance: Moving from Body to Data through Kinesthetic Evaluation” (Shannon Cuykendall, Ethan Soutar-Rau, Thecla Schiphorst, Steve DiPaola).

To try out POEME for yourself go to https://poeme.iat.sfu.ca.

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