Gabri Christa, Director of the Movement Lab and Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Dance, will join Miami Light's Project, ScreenDance Miami as a panelist and Masterclass host January 12th-15th. The program highlights choreographers and directors working with emerging and new concepts in movement and dance on film and dance on camera.
Movement Lab Faculty Directory Gabri Christa and Artist-in-Residence Cari Ann Shim Sham will speak at Trinity College on December 2nd about their work and artistic processes in making dance films for various screens.
Movement Lab Faculty Director Gabri Christa will be dancing and Movement Lab Technologist Guy de Lancey will be in charge of lighting on November 10th at 3pm, for the launch of Sunday Brunch: Improv Series, which brings together accomplished dancers, musicians, and lighting designers in intimate, improvised performances at the ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn.
An improved Digital Collections mobile site, a shiny new IMATS Patron Portal, and more!
Movement Lab Artist-in-Residence and teacher of our pre-college program, LaJuné McMillian, presents her work from the 2019 Eyebeam Access Residency on Wednesday, October 23rd from 6:30-9:00pm at the Eyebeam Assembly. She will introduce The Black Movement Project, a database she has been developing, and moderate a conversation with guest speakers Aimee Meredith Cox and Yussef Cole. Tickets
Faculty Director of the Movement Lab, choreographer, dancer, and filmmaker Gabri Christa moderates a public conversation with Sasha Alexander, Lozens Grit/ Noel Altaha, and Mildred Beltré on Saturday, October 26 from 9:30-10:30pm at the Brooklyn Public Library for Lay Down Your Sword and Shield. A free program of Til Victory is Won.
Guy de Lancey directs and designs ‘Finding Fellini’ written and performed by Megan Metrikin at the Fringe BYOV (Oct 17th and 24th). Guy's work on 'Finding Fellini' won Outstanding Set Design and Outstanding Sound Design at MITF and Best Production Design at United Solo Festival. Tickets.
This month includes welcomes, goodbyes, and congratulations galore for our staff, as well as two installments of the Feminist Film Series and an event to honor Ntozake Shange.
Gabri Christa, the lab's faculty director, just finished her year long Atlantic Fellowship for Equity in Global Brain Health. Hosted by the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI), consisting of readings, course work, leadership training, clinical engagement, and collaboration that aims to connect the next generation of leaders in brain health. The fellowship ended with a five week intensive at the University of San Francisco Memory and Aging Center. Stop by the Lab to hear about Gabri's experience and how she plans to use what she has learned in this year's Moving Body-Moving Image Festival with the theme of “Aging & Othering”.
Guy de Lancey, the lab's technologist, was commissioned by Brush Theatre Seoul of South Korea to develop and co-create an immersive experience for young people involving live staging, interactive surround projection, performance workshops and visual research around imagination and dreaming.