EMRG: 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 our time.

Ivan Williams

Ivan Williams

Advisor

Ivan Williams is a film, tv, and theatre producer with a passion for the arts, social impact, science and technology. As a media and entertainment entrepreneur, he supports the use of state of the art technology to develop and present live and filmed entertainment and art work that engages audiences in new creative ways. All of which is built upon a 35 year career as a chemical engineer and senior business leader with 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.