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Argentina/Columbia/USA – Technology & Dance

2014 - Video Conference on dance and technology Online conference with Maida Withers, USA, Melina Masnatta, Professor from UBA, and technology personnel at EAFIT – Medellin, Colombia, in South America, in collaboration with Objet – a, and AMovER in Buenos Aires, ...

Brazil – Institute of Mathematics and Art (São Paulo, Brazil)

São Paulo, Brazil (February 2014) Research and creative residency with the Institute of Mathematics and Art (Instituto de Matematica e Arte) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 14 to 23, 2014 'MindFluctuations', an innovative project co-autored by Maida Withers and Tania Fraga, is made ...

Brazil Tour (Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro)

2013 São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2013) VISÕES URBANAS International Street Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil ▪   Perform at the Museum of Image and Sound: This Space Occupied (by Maida) (March 23) ▪   Perform at Parque Mario Covas, Pateo do Colegio: Collision ...

Barents Spektakel (Kirkenes, Norway)

2013 Kirkenes, Norway (February 2013) Barents Spektakel Festival (Winter Festival) ▪   Perform: This Space Occupied (by Maida), US Embassy Co-sponsor; Kirkenes, Norway (February 8 and 9) Participate in daily discussions with other international artists on topics related to art and cultures in political turmoil Maida gave ...

India Tour (New Delhi and State of Uttarakhand)

2012 New Delhi and State of Uttrakhand, India (February 2012) India International Center (IIC), New Delhi, India (Sponsored by IIC and US Embassy) ▪   Perform: FareWell – To the End of the World As We Know It OR Dancing Your Way to Paradise! and ...

Dance, Science, Technology (São Paulo, Brazil)

2011 - Maida presents lecture and video on science, technology, and dance in the multimedia project, Dance of the Auroras - Fire in the Sky, for PhD computer artist students in Sao Paulo, Brazil at the Universidad "palestra da dançarina, coreógrafa ...

VISÕES URBANAS Festival (São Paulo, Brazil)

2011 São Paulo, Brazil (April 2011) VISÕES URBANAS Festival ▪   Perform Thresholds Crossed Duet (Gulag/Art Angar); Museo (April 28 and 29) Date: 28/04/2011 at 19h; Location: Conjunto Nacional – Paulista Avenue, 2073D Date: 29/04/2011at 18:30; Local: Casa das Rosas / Rose’s House – Paulista Avenue, ...

Catalyst – WPA 35 Year Celebration

2010 - MWDCCo participated in two ways for the Washington Project for the Arts (WPA) 35th Anniversary Gala Celebration at Katzen Art Center at American University in Washington, DC , November 9 to December 19, 2010 (1) Dance Construction Company submitted ...

Croatia – Zagrebi! Festival (Zagreb)

Zagreb, Croatia (October 2010) Zagrebi! Festival ▪   Perform: FareWell -To The End of the World As We Know It OR Dancing Your Way to Paradise! (October 9 and 10)

Lifetime Achievement Award (Las Vegas, Nevada)

2010 - MWDCCo participated in two Dance in the Desert Festivals  Maida Withers received a Life Time Achievement Award from Dance in the Desert Festival Las Vegas 2010 " CSN Dance “Daffy” Award Presented by the CSN Dance Program to Maida ...

Where Where IS! Media Production

2011 - MWDCCo established Where Where IS! - a production company for creating dance films The founding members included  Ludovic Jolivet, Anthony Gongora, Steve Hilmy,  Ayo Okunseinde, Giselle Ruzany,  and Maida Withers   Filmmakers, composer, dancers joined together to create dance ...

Amazing EarthFEST (Kanab, Utah)

2007 to present - Maida has served on the Board of Directors of the Amazing EarthFEST since 2007 The Festival was founded by Rich Csenge who moved to Kanab from Maine   The Dance Construction Company has performed on two occasions ...

reReVoltaire

2010 -Washington Project for the Arts celebrated a ReVoltaire event many years ago  WPA recreated Re-Revoltaire in an empty lot on the H Street corridor in Washington, DC  MWDCCo did their first improvisation with pillows tied to the dancers bodies ...

Freedom of Information – 24-Hour anti-war performance

2008 - 24-hour 35-State Endurance Event:  In response to the ongoing US military presence in Afghanistan and Iraq, Miguel Gutierrez invited artists across the country to participate in Freedom of Information 2008 The directives were the same for his original ...

Cultural Envoy’s – U.S. Dept. of State (Kenya, Africa)

2008 Nairobi, Kenya, Africa - US Department of State Cultural Envoys (May/June 2008) GoDown Center for the Arts ▪   Create Fare Well – Parched Earth; Remembrances from Tomorrow, 6 men and 3 Kenyan dancers ▪   Perform: Fare Well: Tipping Point; Thresholds Crossed (Gulag/Art ...