Moving with Screens + Machines Symposium

Event Start Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 10:00 am

Event End Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024

Location: College Park Campus

UMD students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends—join the College of Information Studies at Moving with Screens + Machines, a symposium on embodied practices and technology.


Join us at the University of Maryland, College Park for a thought-provoking symposium on the relationship between embodied practices and technology. This in-person event will bring together multi-disciplinary experts and enthusiasts to explore how screens and machines shape our experiences and interactions.

Guest Presenters:

  1. Amy LaViers – Director of the Robotics, Automation, and Dance (RAD) Lab
  2. Grisha Coleman – Choreographer + composer in performance + experiential media
  3. André Zachery – Interdisciplinary artist, scholar, researcher, + technologist


Thursday, April 18:

10:00 AM–11:50 AM: Robotics Workshop, Amy LaViers

12:30 PM–1:30 PM: COMMIT Gallery Kickoff Event

12:30 PM–3:30 PM: COMMIT Gallery, Open Hours

5:00 PM–5:45 PM: Keynote Reception

5:45 PM–7:00 PM: Keynote, Amy LaViers

Friday, April 19:

9:00 AM–10:30 AM: Movement Workshop, André Zachery

11:00 AM–12:30 PM: Panel Discussion

12:30 PM–3:30 PM: COMMIT Gallery, Open Hours

3:00 PM–4:30 PM: Artist Talk, Grisha Coleman

5:00 PM–6:30 PM: Performance, DANCExDANCE

Saturday, April 20:

10:00 AM–1:00 PM: Workshop, Markerless Mocap

2:00 PM–3:30 PM: “See Spot Dance”

5:00 PM–6:30 PM: WIP Performance, André Zachery

Additional Information:

Please contact at least one week prior to the event to request disability accommodations. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.

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