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October 25, 2018

Photo Credit: inFORM by the MIT Tangible Media Group and ATLAS faculty, Daniel Leithinger and friends

I just spent a couple of wonderful days at the University of Colorado, Boulder as a member of the advisory board for the Atlas Institute. Atlas describes itself as an...

October 8, 2018

Photo credit: Andre M. Zachery, Renegade Performance Group. Photo: Ian Douglas.

Our work on Humane Technologies included a Pop-Up Collaboration focused on livable futures and posthuman (not anti-human) visions for live and livability in this century. That work has now r...

March 3, 2018

Creative collaborations, rapid prototyping, research play and interdisciplinary discovery are the focus next week as we host the Humane Technology Pop-Up for Wellbeing March 4-9 at the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design. This has been my passion and the...

January 16, 2018

I had a great conversation last week with animator Chris Landreth in advance of his residency at OSU for the Humane Technologies collaboration I'm heading up. Landreth is animator of great empathy and creativity and his work suggests the vast potential for computer gra...

January 9, 2018

Working in community dance contexts with elders and intergenerational groups is a source of great joy for me and deeply embedded in who I am. Growing up, I was a part of my mother, Alana Shaw's wonderful community dance theater troupe (Turning the Wheel Productions) th...

November 30, 2017

Christian Soriano was in residence with me this week in the Motion Lab at OSU bringing her unique mix of choreographic play, intergenerational improvisation and neuroscience research into the importance of dance for well being throughout the lifespan. Highlights includ...

November 17, 2017

Much of life of recent days has been taken up with work to make better futures by inviting artists, scientists and scholars to create humane technologies, to intervene in the inhumane drive and visions of our collective global future. Our website has many examples of p...

November 4, 2017

In collaboration with co-conspirators in the humanities I have been involved in ongoing discussions and artist happenings engaging the problem of the human in our work on humane technologies, human rights and climate change. We seek to wrestle to decenter the human in...

May 6, 2016

I had a wonderful experience doing a creative facilitation with the interfaith clergy members and community in the Ministerium of Ideas. I chose to work with them on climate change and ways to take action. The organizer wrote a thoughtful summary here and pasted below....

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