Daiane Lopes da Silva
Daiane is a dancer, choreographer, educator and artistic director of Kinetech Arts, where she works on the intersection of dance, science, and technology. With the support from Zellerbach Family Foundation, CA$H Grant Program, Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, CounterPulse, and Headlands Center for the Arts, Daiane has created multiple full-evening works since 2014. She is on faculty at Alonzo King Lines Ballet Dance Center, and has taught at ODC, Western Ballet, Tahoe Youth Ballet, among others. Daiane studied at The Municipal Ballet of São Paulo, Brazil and at P.A.R.T.S. (Performing Arts Research and Training Studios), directed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in Brussels, and graduated with a B.A. in Psychology, Alpha Beta Kappa, from San Francisco State University. She is currently a 2018-2021 artist resident at ODC in San Francisco. She is collaborating with Weidong Yang on Mapping the Neurons of Artificial Subconsciousness, a data-visualization project that explores patterns of artificial intelligence and social networking growth in society and their influence on human consciousness. This 2 year project is supported by The Creative Work Fund.