Last week, Temple Dance Department participated in Sustainability Week, Climate, Sustainability & the Arts video festival.
The festival opened Monday April 11 in the Science Education and Research building with Program 1, exhibited on the giant SERC Video Wall.
Program 1 included Professor Merián Soto’s One Year Wissahickon Park Project: Summer, which documents the summer cycle of the award-winning year-long project of 16 branch dance performances in Wissahickon Valley Park in 2007-08.
Te program also featured Professor Peter d’Agostino’s World-Wide-Walks / between earth & water / ICE, and Prof. Michael Kuetemeyer’s Spilled Light.
Program 2 also took place on April 11 in Annenberg Hall 14, 2020 N. 13th Street. It included Temple Water Dances, a compilation of student dance and video works created and presented in celebration of World Water Day (2015-16). Temple Water Dances included excerpts of works by BFA, MFA and PhD students Kristen Bashore, Bonita Bell, Long Cheng, Leslie Cornish, Morgaine DeLeonardis, Angeline Digiugno, Marina DiLoreto, Amanda DiLudovico, Jessica Halko, David Heller, Kaylie McCrudden, Tyler Ross, Blythe Smith, Angelica Spilis, and Muyu Yuan.
Pictured: MFA student Muyu Yuan in Temple Water Dances
Also on the program was Fishing for the Future, by Dede Maitre, and Superfundland, by Daniel Kurtz, Christina Betz, John Tarquinio, Jesse Roehrer
-Merián Soto, Professor