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Beliz Demircioglu

Former Adjunct, Alumni, Class of 2005

Courses Taught: Designing Technology for Performance

Beliz is a choreographer/new media artist based in Istanbul. She has received her MPS degree from Interactive Telecommunications Program and her BFA from Tisch School of the Arts Dance Department both at NYU. Her multimedia dance piece ‘Vantage Point` (in collaboration with Jamie Allen) was selected by Red Burns and Mikhail Baryshnikov for a residency at the Baryshnikov Art Center. Her ‘Intouch’ project became the first interactive installation to be exhibited at the United Nations Headquarters. She has recently showcased her multimedia performance pieces in Centre des Arts d’Engien les Bain in Paris. Her video/installation and multimedia dance works have been showcased at Codice-Idee per la Cultura (Italy), Eyebeam Gallery, Jack H. Skirball Center, Bushwick Arts Project, Vancouver NIME, Ask the Robot, Bjcem Biennial (Italy), Tedance Festival (Portugal), Tanzquartier Wien (Austria) , L’animal a l’esquena (Spain), Kasa Galeri, Garajistanbul, Ekav Art Gallery, and Rencontres Chorégraphiques de Carthage (Tunisia) among other venues. In collaboration with Aylin Kalem, Beliz co-founded boDig, an Istanbul based arts initiative focusing mainly on the issues of the body in contemporary and digital culture. www.bodig.org / www.belizd.com