Residency | Multimedia Performance This year, ARCOS will serve as artists-in-residence at the Museum of Human Achievement. MoHA, at the heart of East Austin’s arts scene, is a great interdisciplinary space for our experiments in multimedia performance.
Category Archives: Commission
Original Musical Score for Transmedia Performance DOMAIN The Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation has commissioned the original musical score for transmedia performance Domain, by Eliot Gray Fisher, Brandon Guerra, and Chris “Isto” White. They have previously supported the choreographic works of Larry Keigwin, Doug Varone, Hubbard Street Dance, Trey McIntyre, and Crystal Pite, among others. […]
ARCOS Presents World Premiere Transmedia Performance DOMAIN ARCOS’ three-month-long transmedia performance project Domain will culminate in a world premiere at Texas State University’s Engagement: Symposium of Philosophy and Dance. Performances are September 10 (7:30pm) and September 11 (2pm) at the state-of-the-art Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre. Catch up on chapters (video, images, text) available HERE. Get tickets […]
We were so pleased to be among the talented artists and academics that came together for“Open All Ports,” the 15th biennial arts and technology symposium hosted by the College’s Ammerman Center for Arts & Technology February 25-27. Artists, musicians, technology specialists, and researchers from all over the world gathered to share new ideas and explore the endless possibilities […]
Multimedia Performance Installation at Open All Ports ANNI (Archival Narrative Network Initiative) is a commissioned multimedia performance for Open All Ports. The Ammerman Center hosts the 15th Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology in New London, Connecticut. ANNI is a transmedia artwork combining an interactive public installation, live performance, and online exhibit. The installation will collect audio via […]
A beautifully written blog from Texas State University’s Anne Wharton about ARCOS’ time there in October. The first rehearsal was a downhill tumble through movement after movement. Erica Gionfriddo taught phrases in silence; relaying on dancers to visually catch details from her unique style. Her vocabulary is gestural but gutsy; there’s a finesse to the […]
We are thrilled to announce that we have been selected as commissioned artists by “Open All Ports,” the 15th Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology at the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology at Connecticut College, February 25–27, 2016. We are eager to engage in sessions and honored to present our work alongside other performances […]
ARCOS directors are in residency at Texas State University, October 26 – November 1, teaching their unique brand of dance technique classes, cross-training, and interdisciplinary arts workshops. They will set a new work on Texas State’s resident student company, Merge, to be presented as part of their Spring Dance Series. More photos and […]
Recently, ARCOS Director Erica Gionfriddo dove into collaborative experimentation with Austin’s Breaking String Theater Company! Erica has choreographed for Graham Schmidt’s Gusev, a dance-inflected adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s short story of the same name. Gusev tells the story of a young army private, recently discharged, on a voyage home from his posting in Siberian coast. […]
ARCOS Executive Director Erica Gionfriddo has been commissioned to create a new work for emerging contemporary company Motion X Dance DC. Motion X plans to tour the new work through east coast choreography festivals.