EMD Lab People

John Crawford

John Crawford

Faculty/Director

John Crawford is an intermedia artist, interaction designer, performance director and technology developer. He uses computers and video to create rich immersive environments for embodied interaction with dance, theatre and music. His projects are performed in theatres, exhibited in galleries and presented as public art installations. His work centers on creating compelling interactive experiences for diverse communities, building upon the emerging technologies of the 21st century.

Ivan Williams

Ivan Williams

Advisor

Ivan Williams is a film, tv, and theatre executive producer with a passion for the arts. As a media and entertainment entrepreneur, he supports the deployment of state of the art technology to streamline and diversify the development and presentation of new shows and films. Before becoming a filmmaker, he had a 35 year career as a chemical engineer and senior business leader with major energy related companies, including ARCO, BP and Worley Parsons.

Lisa Naugle

Lisa Naugle

Faculty

Lisa Naugle is an American choreographer, artistic director, improvisor, interactive performance artist and dance educator. Recognized for her solo dance improvisation performances and choreography integrated with live video, Lisa began creating remote, geographically distanced performance in 1997 with the Cassandra Project and later coined the term, “distributed choreography." Her performance work is collaborative, interdisciplinary, often site-specific and with international collaborators.

 
Roxi Shohadaee

Roxi Shohadaee

Associate

Roxi Shohadaee is an interdisciplinary designer, experiential producer, artist and creative doula. She works at the intersection of art, science, experience and technology to catalyze social and systemic change through inclusive, transdisciplinary collaborations for the regeneration of our planet and culture. Her path is grounded in a commitment to creating inspiring and embodied ways of learning together.