Ashley Ferro-Murray

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Ashley
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Ferro-Murray
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Ashley Ferro-Murray is a choreographer and a doctoral candidate in performance studies with a designated emphasis in new media at the University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation research focuses on media-based choreography and explores the importance of movement in the construction of bodies and identity in the digital age. Ferro-Murray has a forthcoming article in Media-N Journal and has published book reviews in The Drama Review and Dance Research Journal. She has also been a featured a contributor on -empyre- new media list serve and on In Media Res and Dancers Using Technology blogs. Ferro-Murray has given talks at The University of Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr College, and Cornell University as well as at conferences including The Society for Dance History Scholars, Congress on Research and Dance, Performance Studies International, American Society for Theater Research, and Digital Media and Learning. Ferro-Murray’s choreography has been produced by Cornell University, University of California, Berkeley, The Milk Bar in Oakland, CA, and ZERO1 Biennial in San Jose, CA.

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Ashley Ferro-Murray is a doctoral candidate in performance studies with a designated emphasis in new media at the University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation research focuses on media-based choreography and explores the importance of movement in the construction of bodies and identity in the digital age. Ferro-Murray has a forthcoming article in Media-N Journal and has published book reviews in The Drama Review and Dance Research Journal. She has also been a featured a contributor on -empyre- new media list serve and on In Media Res and Dancers Using Technology blogs. Ferro-Murray has given talks at The University of Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr College, and Cornell University as well as at conferences including The Society for Dance History Scholars, Congress on Research and Dance, Performance Studies International, American Society for Theater Research, and Digital Media and Learning. As a choreographer, Ferro-Murray uses movement to resist and reuse ordinary technologies toward re-conceiving issues of access and interaction in performance. Her choreography has been produced by Cornell University, University of California, Berkeley, The Milk Bar in Oakland, CA, and ZERO1 Biennial in San Jose, CA.

Recent Content

Come Dance at Penn.

Come Dance at Penn.

February 3 2012
Event
Hello fellow HASTAC friends. Next week I will travel to UPenn for an artist talk and workshop sponsored by the Department of Theater and the History of Art Department. The event is free and open to the public and it would be so exciting to have some HASTAC community members in the audience and...
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
United States

Kristen Haring Lecture

October 13 2011
Event
As part of a study of the cultural history of binary systems, Kristen Haring undertook an unusual hands-on project. Her talk will explain how her knitting of Morse code serves to engage a general audience in discussion of communications theory, binary systems, and the history of media. She will...
Sutardja Dai HallUC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
United States
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