Office of the Arts Wins Grant for Innovative Work

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Stephanie Lee
Director of Marketing, Office of the Arts
stephanie.lee@arts.gatech.edu

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Georgia Tech’s Office of the Arts is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation grant. Georgia Tech is one of 10 teams of performing arts organizations and artists nationwide who have received a combined total of $1.475 million for their efforts to develop public demand for jazz, theatre and/or contemporary dance. 

In its two-year, $150,000 project, Georgia Tech and choreographer Jonah Bokaer will work together to develop “Applied Movement: App Development for Choreography,” which will be a framework consisting of software components that enable groups to participate in a shared movement-based artistic and educational experience by using their mobile phones.  

In 2010-2011, Jonah Bokaer participated as a resident artist of the Ferst Center and through that residency he laid the ground work for further development with these constituent audiences: the students and faculty of Georgia Tech; the local dance community; and the students of our partner elementary schools, Drew Charter School and Centennial Place Elementary.  In this new residency he will continue to work with these three groups.

Click here to read the press release from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

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  • Created On: Apr 15, 2013 - 12:25pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:14pm