I am a practitioner and advocate of the Liquid Dance form, and am involved with its growth, development, and preservation.  Liquid dancers manipulate virtual objects and express technological metaphors through their bodies.  Understanding these frameworks and practices helps with understanding VR / AR interaction design patterns because the problem sets are so similar.

Interested to learn more about Liquid Dance?  Here's a bit of historical context and details about the dance form.



From 2011 to 2014 I built a series of 10 influential tutorials on how to dance liquid.  These tutorials focus on mechanics and principles behind certain illusions and are often shared with among new dancers and dancers from complementary styles like gloving and popping.



In 2013, I co-hosted make space make sense — an 9 episode series of round table discussions that covered various topics of liquid dance.  For each episode the hosts invited a new guest to speak to their expertise.


In 2013, I co-authored "Expressing Technological Metaphors in Dance Using Structural Illusion from Embodied Motion," a paper on how technological metaphors are integral to certain forms of urban dance, namely Liquid, Tutting, and Digitz.