Kate Sicchio, Visiting Faculty


(Ph.D., University of East London)
Visiting Faculty, Integrated Digital Media
Technology, Culture and Society

Dr. Kate Sicchio is a choreographer, media artist and performer whose work explores the interface between choreography and technology. Her work includes performances, installations, web and video projects andIMG_20140908_172439 has been shown in Philadelphia, New York City, Canada, Germany, Australia, Belgium, and the UK at venues such as Banff New Media Institute (Canada), V&A Digital Futures (London), FoAM (Brussels) and Artisan Gallery (Hong Kong). She has been written about in the press in The Guardian, Dazed Digital, El Diarios, and Imperica Magazine.

She has presented work at many conferences and symposia including International Society of Electronic Arts (ISEA), ACM Creativity and Cognition, Digital Research in Humanities and Arts, Congress On Research in Dance, and Society of Dance History Scholars. She has given invited talks at EU Parliament (Brussels), Node Code (Frankfurt), Real Time Visuals Conference (Newcastle), Datarama (Newcastle), Times Up (Linz), Thursday Club Goldsmiths (London), Griffith University (Brisbane) and University of the Arts (Philadelphia).

Her PhD focused on the use of real-time video systems within live choreography and the conceptual framework of ‘choreotopolgy’ a way to describe this work. Her research has been published by Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Computer Music Journal, Media N and Learning Performance Quarterly.

Kate Sicchio has had extensive teaching experience within higher education. She has taught interactive technologies, choreography and many subjects in between to both undergraduate and masters level students. She has worked in the UK, Malta, Germany as well as the US. She was previously Senior Lecturer at University of Lincoln, Lincoln UK. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in Integrated Digital Media at New York University.

“The sophisticated and intricate weaving of media and dance within Sicchio’s work is down to her vision, and polymathematic approach to the work” – Imperica, 2011

“It begins with colours, becomes shapes then changes to delayed images of herself as she creates it all with the help of a digital camera and a computer” – Exposed Magazine, 2011