Applied Computer Science Lecture Series Presents May-Har Li

Humanity and Technology:
An Inquiry into Performance Art Humans, Technology, and Media

When:   Monday, October 23, 4pm – 5:30pm
Where:  Entertainment Media Room E100

About the lecture:

From May-Har Li: “I plan to speak about the topic of performance art. I want to open the forum up to investigate where humanity intersects with technology. How has this evolved? What influence does this have on the performer and the audience? How has media changed due to these collaborations?  What does the future hold for both the artist and technology? What can businesses like my own prepare and expect for the future?”

About the speaker:

May-Har Li, is the founder of Instrumental Bodies; currently a working actress, dancer, choreographer, fire performer (eating/fleshing/poi/fans), and stilt dancer. She is originally from Las Vegas, NV, an alumni, of California Institute of the Arts BFA Dance/ Choreography program; and a member of SAG-AFTRA, and AGVA.

Her credits include: a co- starring role on CSI: NY, Dancing with the Stars, Glee, The Voice, Yoko Ono, Usher, Kanye West, Rihanna, The Flaming Lips, Patti La Belle, the World Music Awards, The Guys Choice Awards, MTV’s Video Music Awards, the American Music Awards, national commercials for Sony, L’Oreal, General Electric, and 3 Mobile.

Her creative projects include: “Wilderbe”, a 3D interactive video mapping dance project, NuDigenous (a neo burlesque stilt/aerial/fire fashion show) and working as the Associate Creative Director for SHe by Mortons, a Las Vegas Nightclub at City Center. May-Har wants to bring the art of movement to the forefront no matter how surreal. She continues to do this through groundbreaking dance projects and bringing her talent to the mainstream.

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