AYA 008 Sydney Skybetter – technologist, choreographer, and writer

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If you’re a dancer and wondering how you can successfully transfer your dance skills to other areas or an artist wondering how you can get involved in technology Syndey is the person you need to listen to.

MEET SYDNEY:

Sydney Skybetter is a technologist, choreographer, and writer. His dances are regularly performed around the country, most recently at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Boston Center for the Arts, Jacob’s Pillow and the Joyce Theater. As a Founding Partner with the Edwards & Skybetter | Change Agency, he has consulted on issues of change management and technology for The National Ballet of Canada, Barnes & Noble, New York University and The University of Southern California among others. He lectures on everything from dance history to cultural futurism, and is a frequent speaker at Juilliard, Dance/USA, and Opera America. He is a regular contributor to The Clyde Fitch Report and Dance Magazine. He is an Artist in Residence and Public Humanities Fellow at Brown University, where he researches emerging human computer interfaces within immersive reality systems. He is the founder of the Conference for Research on Choreographic Interfaces (CRCI), which convenes ethnographers, anthropologists, speculative designers and performing artists to discuss the choreography of the Internet of Things.

TEDx

BOOKS:
Surveillance in the Time of Insecurity (Critical Issues in Crime and Society)
– Torin Monahan

Architectural Robotics: Ecosystems of Bits, Bytes, and Biology
-Keith Evan Green

The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information
-Frank Pasquale

Playing Along: Digital Games, YouTube, and Virtual Performance
-Kiri Miller

The Power of Myth
-Joseph Campbell

SUPPLIES:
Officemate Clipboard

Post-it Notes, Jaipur Collection, 3 inch x 3 inch

Debra Dale Designs 3 x 5 Index Cards

MUJI Notebook A5 5mm-grid 30sheets

PROGRAMS:

OmniFocus

http://five.sentenc.es/

CONTACT:
@SydneySkybetter

http://www.edwardsandskybetter.com/sydney/

http://skybetter.org/

TODAY’S COOL TOOL:
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About the author, Yuri

Yuri Cataldo is a classically trained set/costume designer, an award-winning entrepreneur and a graduate of Yale, Juilliard, and Indiana University.

He is a mentor and Judge at MassChallenge, has lectured at Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Tufts, Notre Dame, Tufts, Emerson College, Indiana University, Ohio State, and at numerous conferences about the intersections of art & entrepreneurship, innovation, and how to move past failure.

As the principle of Art Tech Media Group, he helps companies and creatives launch projects, products, and get a ton of press.

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