Snow day treat: Capital Cities performing at PopTech.
Cello Fortress is a unique combination of a game and a live music performance. A cellist defends a fortress by improvising on his cello.
Mic Check, Mic Check of the Day
LA-based choreographer Mike Song and Toronto’s homegrown Terry “KRNFX” Im perform THE DANCE BOX, an experimental collaboration between dancing and beatboxing.
Human Spirograph Drawings
by Tony Orrico
Between this and last week’s delightful turntable contraption, the Spirograph is clearly rising to the top of our collective consciousness. If anyone out there has a Spirograph-related idea, strike now while the iron’s hot!
Tony Orrico (PopTech 2010), visual artist, performer, and choreographer, uses his own body to inscribe geometries on paper. Through physically exhausting performances involving highly choreographed motions, Orrico explores line and shape with his actual body, creating works of visual art that record his own motion. Want to know more? Listen to Orrico talk about his craft or watch a short video of him in action.
Tony Orrico (choreographer and artist)
Penwald Drawing-performance still
photograph by: By Michael Hart
Artist and choreographer Tony Orrico (PopTech 2011) impressed us with a performance of his work at PopTech’s closing night party this year. On the PopTech stage Orrico explains how he explores line and shape with his actual body, creating works of visual art that record his own motion.
Artist and choreographer Tony Orrico impressed us with a performance of his work at PopTech’s closing night party this year. In this video, he creates a smaller scale version of his durational Penwald Drawings, in which he uses his body to inscribe geometric shapes on paper, recording his motion meticulously and with grace.