Eliot Gray Fisher

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Eliot Gray Fisher is an interdisciplinary artist pursuing a doctorate in Performance as Public Practice. His creative research focuses on performance integrating emergent consumer technologies to explore their influence on individual and social realities. He has composed music and designed sound for short and feature films, as well as theatre and dance and has also created documentary and animated shorts, built interactive installations and written and directed several theatrical productions. As a director of the experimental performance group ARCOS, Fisher has presented award-winning work at festivals including Currents New Media and Edinburgh Festival Fringe and created commissions at interdisciplinary symposia at Connecticut College’s Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology and Texas State University. He has also served as a guest artist at such institutions as University of Michigan and School of the Art Institute of Chicago, published peer-reviewed writing in Theatre Design & Technology journal and participated in residencies including Ucross Foundation and Signal Culture. Fisher has received grants from public and private sources including Mid-America Arts Alliance and the Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation. Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Fisher holds a B.A. in Film Studies from Wesleyan University, where he received the Leavell Memorial Prize in Film, and an M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College. Learn more at arcosdance.com


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