Wholodance’s Workshop


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Dancing with technologies: interact to learn, analyse to create

Workshop Description: WhoLoDancE workshop invites dance practitioners, dancers, choreographers, movement enthusiasts and professionals, technologies experts and researchers to explore and discuss how recent whole-body interaction technologies can enhance the process of dance learning and support creativity.

On Wednesday 6th of July participants will have the chance to experiment with specific demos and reflect on of the state-of-the art technologies in various contexts, in a joint demo-session with the MOCO16 symposium.

The main day of the workshop Thursday 7th of July will start with presentations of the state-of-the art advancements on the intersection of embodied cognition, neuroscience, movement computing and human computer interaction and dance learning and making. In the afternoon through, interactive activities, hands-on sessions, panels and a practical workshop, the participants will have the chance to exchange with each other reflections on the material given during the previous sessions.

Workshop Schedule

Wednesday 6th July 17.00 – 22.00

Thursday 7th July 9.00-18.00


Key Note speaker

Philip Barnard is a cognitive psychologist whose scientific studies were focused on real-world problems and technology design. Since 2003, he has been collaborating with Wayne McGregor | Random Dance to develop productive synergies between choreographic processes and our knowledge of cognitive neuroscience.

Target Group: Dance Education-Learning Experts, Dance Practitioners, Dance Teachers, Choreographers, Information and Communication Technologies Researchers, Movement Enthusiasts, Digital Artists.

Registration (free):

Please send your Name, Job Title and Affiliation to the following email: kelraheb@imis.athena-innovation.gr

The WhoLoDancE workshop is organised by the WhoLoDancE EU funded project under H2020 and is a satellite event of the 3rd International Symposium on Movement Computing (MOCO16).

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