“9 Evenings: Collaborating on Human-Machine Intimacies”
by Ashley Ferro-Murray
Friday, January 18
Terrace Room of Cohen Hall, Perelman Quad at the University of Pennsylvania.
Part of the larger “Intimate Collaborations” collaborations conference that accompanies the Phil Museum’s exhibition “Dancing Around the Bride: John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Marcel Duchamp.”
Ashley Ferro-Murray is a doctoral candidate in performance studies with a designated emphasis in new media at the University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation looks at the importance of movement in the construction of digital subjectivities and is currently titledTactical Movement: Media-based choreography and Its Effect on Digital Culture. Ferro-Murray’s writing addresses dance history, dance studies, performance studies, new media studies, visual art, and art history. As a choreographer, Ferro-Murray reuses ordinary technologies toward re-conceiving issues of access and interaction in performance. Ferro-Murray has published book reviews with The Drama Review and Dance Research Journal. She has also been featured as a contributor on -empyre- new media list serve and In Media Res blog. Her choreography has been produced by Cornell University, University of California, Berkeley, The Milk Bar in Oakland, CA, and ZERO1 Biennial.