John Toenjes


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Stanford University and University of Missouri-Columbia, Music Composition

Bio:


  • ISEA2015

    John Toenjes has a BA from Stanford University, USA, and an MA in Music Composition from the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. He is Associate Professor and Music Director of the UIUC Department of Dance. His numerous interactive dances and movement-based installations include Inventions Suite (Cleveland Ingenuity Festival 2008), and e’s of water (UW-Milwaukee 2007). He wrote the music and designed the wireless sensor networks for Trisha Brown’s Astral Convertible Reimagined (UIUC 2010), and for FraMESHift (Teatro Astra, Turin, Italy 2011-12). He was Technical Director for IJPAN, the Illinois-Japan Performing Arts Network (2010-13), which produced his Timings: An Internet Dance, with dancers co-located internationally and connected to live avatars via Kinect. John is now Director of the Laboratory for Audience Interactive Technologies.


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Current Location:


  • United States of America

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