Lecturer, creator-choreographer (dance and digital media) – Canada (born in Italy)

Armando Menicacci has a Master’s degree in musicology and a PhD in the relationship between contemporary dance and digital technologies. Between 1999 and 2009, he founded and then ran Médiadanse, a research laboratory focusing on the relationships between dance and media. In 2007, he set up the Digital flesh collective which specialises in interactive installations and dance pieces displayed and performed in the UK, Brazil, Spain, France, Italy, the Czech Republic, Tunisia and Turkey. Between 2009 and 2014, he taught in France at the Ecole Media Arts in Chalon-sur-Saone, in Turkey at Bilgi University in Istanbul, in Brazil at the Universida de Federal in Rio de Janeiro and in the UK at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London. He is currently serving as a consultant, lecturer and teacher with the dance department at the University of Québec in Montréal, and is also working on designing movement quality analysis software.



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