Ri is a dance and media artist, arts administrator, project manager, and educator working through the intersections of dance, film, theater, gender and identity, haptics, game design, social justice, and somatics. Ri received an M.F.A. in Dance and Interdisciplinary Digital Media and Performance at Arizona State University and holds a B.A. in Anthropology/International Studies/Gender Studies from New College of Florida. Ri has performed and shown work at The International Conference for Movement and Computing (MOCO), The Prague Quadrennial, Phoenix Arts Museum, Abrons Arts Center, Built on Stilts, Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center, Gibney Dance Center, Arizona State University, the University of South Florida, and New College of Florida. Ri is an ASU Gammage Teaching Artist trained in the Kennedy Center Arts Integration method and enjoys leading age-specific and intergenerational opportunities for creativity, movement, play, and digital literacy in community and educational spaces. Choreographic and performance projects include: "BodySleuth" (ASU Dance Graduate Presentation), “The Snow” and “CREAM!” (ASU theater season productions), BABEL Acrobatic Dance Theater (NYC off-Broadway), “The Red Glove Project” (NYC), DanceTheYard (MA), and numerous dance film projects - #DanceTheRoof (2015-2018), “immersion” (2018), “DancePaths” (2017), “EyesMouthKnees” (2016). Current projects include exploring possibilities for choreographing virtual and online performance landscapes that reconfigure digital technologies, futurist narratives, and embodied social somatic experiences across movement genres and building immersive physical spaces that support imagination and wellness.
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