Linda Ryan

Linda Ryan was the IEA Electronic Media and Film resident for June 3-7, 2019. Linda initially started the week working on editing recorded performance content. After experiencing the Expanded Media exhibition galleries Linda made new works for multichannel video. She made a three-channel sync edit of “Triple A” featuring footage shot in Arizona and a two channel edit which included recordings made at the village of Alfred Bandstand. It was great to work with Linda and her robust performance practice and to facilitate expanded approaches to the media-art branch of her practice. One new piece featured Linda performing a dance for camera in the Expanded Media Immersive Gallery. She performed with her three channel “Triple A” piece projected on the walls behind her. The recordings were shot with the new Canon XF705 video camera. The footage was very exciting in terms of the content and image quality. Linda Also recorded practice sessions in the Miller Performing Arts Center thanks to the generous support of Performing Arts, Dance Professor, D. Chase Angier.

Linda Ryan is a dancer, choreographer, and technology performance artist. She works with movement and time‐based media to confront the simultaneously familiar and odd systems that govern the way we interface with the world around us. She has created choreography with velcro suits, heat‐sensitive floors, and GoPro action cameras. Linda holds a BA in dance from the GWU Corcoran School of the Arts & Design. Her previous performances include work by The Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, Vladimir Conde Reche, and I‐Fen Tung. She was a recent artist‐in‐residence at PlySpace in Muncie, Indiana ‐‐ where she taught at Cornerstone Center for the Arts and Ball State University‐‐ and is a cohort member with the 2019 Makers Space Experience at the Keshet Dance Center for the Arts in Albuquerque, New Mexico. While in residence at the Institute for Electronic Arts, Linda will be creating a short dance film derived from her GoPro action camera choreography.

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Linda Ryan with her two-channel video WIP in the TSI/Harland Snodgrass Gallery.

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Linda Ryan preparing performance for camera with her three-channel video in the Expanded Media Immersive Gallery.

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Linda Ryan practice sessions in the Miller Performing Arts Center.

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Linda Ryan practice sessions in the Miller Performing Arts Center.

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Linda Ryan practice sessions in the Miller Performing Arts Center.

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Linda Ryan in the IEA Time Based Media Studio.

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