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TEDxIIT - Onye Ozuzu - Technology of the American Dancing Body

Onye Ozuzu, Chair of Columbia College Chicago's Dance Center, is a performing artist, choreographer, educator and administrator. Her work has been notable for its balance of visionary and practical progress in the arenas of curricular, artistic and community development of diversity, collaboration and interdisciplinary performance arts. Her work has been seen at The Joyce Soho (New York, N.Y.), Kaay Fecc Festival De Toutes les Danses (Dakar, Senegal), Lisner Auditorium (Washington, D.C.), McKenna Museum of African American Art (New Orleans), and many locations worldwide. She was a 2010 recipient of the Innovative Seed Grant, University of Colorado's most prestigious research grant, for her ethnographic research project ADADIA African Drum and Dance in America: the Oral History Archive.About the talkOnye Ozuzu shares her idea of relating the body to the technology development. Her dance gains momentum by integrating with various culture, discipline and techniques.About TEDx:In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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