Kinetic Light Blog

Go behind the scenes with interviews, articles, and photo essays about Kinetic Light.

Video Experiments with Ryan Jenkins, Steadicam Artist

  Guest Interview by Lisa Niedermeyer **** Lisa: Hi Ryan, tell us a bit about your background as an artist, cinematographer, and Steadicam operator. Ryan: Hi! First off thanks so much for talking to me and being interested in my work as a technician and operator! I have been working for the last [...]

By |2019-06-06T14:54:29-08:00January 27th, 2019|Behind The Scenes, Kinetic Light Blog|

Candace L. Feldman joins Disability Dance Works as Managing Director

DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE HERE Alice Sheppard welcomes Candace L. Feldman as Managing Director of Disability Dance Works, LLC. A respected arts administrator and leader with more than a decade of experience producing and presenting across the United States, Feldman joins a growing team of professionals from the arts, technology, and social justice sectors working together [...]

By |2019-06-06T14:54:38-08:00December 6th, 2018|Kinetic Light Blog, News|

Tickets on Sale for DESCENT Nov 15, 16 in Troy, NY

On Nov 15 & 16th in Troy, NY at EMPAC / Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, DESCENT will have its first performances following the sold-out premiere early this year in New York City. Buy your tickets today Download the official press release ************************** DESCENT by Kinetic Light Performed on an architectural ramp installation with hills, curves and peaks, DESCENT celebrates the [...]

By |2019-06-06T14:52:28-08:00October 12th, 2018|Kinetic Light Blog, News|

What the Ramp Teaches by Georgina Kleege

It is almost a cliché in the dance world to say that the floor is a dancer’s partner. The dancer relies on the floor’s stability as the grounding for all movement. The floor is both the launching pad and landing platform for all jumps, the constant horizontal against which to perform turns and tilts. The [...]

By |2019-06-06T14:52:48-08:00June 18th, 2018|Art, Culture, Design, Disability, Kinetic Light Blog, Technology|

Tickets on Sale for NYC Premiere of DESCENT

Breaking News! We are thrilled to announce details of the New York Premiere of DESCENT at New York Live Arts March 22, 23, 24 2018. Buy your tickets today Download the official press release Help spread the word by sharing our facebook announcement ************************** DESCENT by Kinetic Light Performed on an architectural ramp installation with hills, curves and [...]

Ramp Magic

In 2016, choreographer/dancer Alice Sheppard and artist/design researcher Sara Hendren had a conversation about their mutual interest in ramps, and the magic began. Alice had founded the dance company Kinetic Light to produce work on a stage-sized ramp described below; Sara had an ongoing research interest in movement and play, ramps, and urban design. This post is from both of us. [...]

By |2019-06-06T14:52:54-08:00October 26th, 2017|Design, Kinetic Light Blog|