Thursday, August 06, 2009

60x60 Dance @ Galapagos, NYC (4/7/09) [Acosta/Javedani]

Music: Aaron Acosta
Dance: Sahar Javedani

Aaron Acosta is a graduate from the College of Santa Fe with a BA in Sound Design in Media, a Self Designed major that consists of studies in Theatre, Film, and Music. Sound helps us interpret the world in a unique way with frequency, amplitude and time: he chooses to explore these realms. He is involved with electro acoustic composition as well as more traditional composition and currently resides in Winnipeg, Canada. pieces is composed of sound effects, cell phone ringers, excerpts from the news, granular synthesis, and a piano track (performed by himself) combine to create a feeling of information overload.

Iranian-American choreographer Sahar Javedani is Artistic Director of compani javedani. She holds a MFA in Choreography and Integrated Media from CalArts and a BA in Dance, Theater, and French from Hollins University. Javedani is currently a 2008-2009 Artist-in-Residence at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center and participating in the 2008-2009 Fresh Tracks Performance and Residency Program at Dance Theater Workshop. In May, Sahar will be performing ãin the Middle, somewhat aggravatedä for Danspace@BRICstudio series curated by Abby Harris-Holmes and Sarah Maxfield.
Dancers: Kelley Branch, Sahar Javedani, Megan Sipe

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