Professor Kim Vincs

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  • ISEA2015

    Professor Kim Vincs (Melbourne, Australia) is the Director of the Deakin Motion.Lab, Deakin University’s motion capture studio and performance technology research centre, which she established in 2006. She has been a choreographer for over twenty years, and has focused on interactive dance technology for the last ten. Kim has five Australian Research Council projects in dance, technology and science, and has established numerous industry collaborations in motion capture, movement analysis and digital art.

    Professor Kim Vincs, director Motion.lab, Deakin University,, Burwood, Vic, Australia.  Motion.Lab is a movement, art and technology research centre working across the intersections between movement practice and technologies such as motion capture, AR, VR, haptics and robotics. I am a choreographer and interactive artist.


    Kim Vincs, Motion lab, Deakin University, Victoria, AU


    Kim Vincs is As­so­ci­ate Pro­fes­sor of Dance and Mo­tion Cap­ture at Deakin Uni­ver­sity (AU), and Di­rec­tor of the Deakin Motion.Lab mo­tion cap­ture stu­dio and re­search cen­tre. She is a chore­o­g­ra­pher, in­ter­ac­tive artist and re­searcher spe­cial­iz­ing in de­vel­op­ing new ways of in­ves­ti­gat­ing and cre­at­ing dance using dig­i­tal tech­nol­ogy. Her col­lab­o­ra­tions in­te­grate sci­en­tific and artis­tic ap­proaches. She is cur­rently work­ing on ‘Cap­tur­ing Dance: using mo­tion cap­ture to en­hance the cre­ation of in­no­v­a­tive Aus­tralian dance’, a three year pro­ject, sup­ported by the Aus­tralian Re­search Coun­cil’s Dis­cov­ery pro­gram (DP0987101), which aims to iden­tify chore­o­graphic move­ment sig­na­tures using mo­tion cap­ture, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Math­e­mati­cian Vicky Mak-Hau (Deakin Uni­ver­sity) and Bio­mech­anist Richard Smith (Uni­ver­sity of Syd­ney).  She also col­lab­o­rates with cog­ni­tive psy­chol­o­gists Kate Stevens (MARCS Au­di­tory Lab­o­ra­tory, Uni­ver­sity of West­ern Syd­ney) and Emery Schu­bert (Uni­ver­sity of New South Wales) in­ves­ti­gat­ing chore­o­graphic struc­tures and au­di­ence re­sponse.  Her chore­og­ra­phy fo­cusses on using mo­tion cap­ture and 3D stereo pro­jec­tion to en­hance the spa­tial im­pact of dance per­for­mance. Works in­clude ‘The Silk Road Pro­ject’ in 2007 with Matthew Del­bridge, QUT, ‘Aura’, 2009 with in­ter­ac­tive artist John Mc­Cormick, and ‘Choreoto­pog­ra­phy’ in De­cem­ber 2010, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with John Mc­Cormick, Daniel Skovli, Peter Divers, Rob Vincs, Deakin Uni­ver­sity’s Cen­tre for Mem­ory, Imag­i­na­tion and In­ven­tion and the Mel­bourne Bal­let Com­pany.

Last Known Location:

  • Melbourne, Australia

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