C/o (care of)

computational mama

C/o (care of) - A short form interview podcast with creators. Looking at code, work and care.

As I traverse ideas and realities of care in my life first for grandparents and now for my son. I recognise shifts in ways of thinking and working, differences in the access available or afforded to me. And I can’t help but wonder how care translates for others in the creator community. This podcast is a simple attempt to open up, investigate and document our practices from the lens of care.

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Different Spaces of Care with Kate Sicchio
Aug 12 2023
Different Spaces of Care with Kate Sicchio
In this episode of Care Of, Dr. Kate Sicchio, a choreographer and media artist, discusses her project "Amelia and the Machine," which explores the collaboration between a dancer and a robot. She also talks about the intersection of care and creativity, and the challenges of balancing work and motherhood. Dr. Sicchio shares her experiences as a live coder and a mother, and how the pandemic has affected her practice. She emphasizes the importance of creating a supportive and inclusive environment for students in art schools.---About the guest:Dr. Kate Sicchio is a choreographer, media artist and performer whose work explores the interface between choreography and technology with wearable technology, live coding, and real time systems. Her work has been shown in the US, Germany, Australia, Belgium, Sweden, and the UK at venues such as PS122 (NYC), Banff New Media Institute (CAN), Arnolfini Arts (UK). She co-edited the book Intersecting Art and Technology in Practice: Techne/Technique/Technology (Routledge) with Dr. Camille Baker.  She has given invited talks at EU Parliament, Eyeo, Resonate, Node Code, Expo ‘74 and countless universities and events across the globe. She is currently Assistant Professor of Dance and Media Technology at Virginia Commonwealth University in both the Department of Dance + Choreography and Department of Kinetic Imaging.Website: https://www.sicchio.com/Project mentioned: Amelia and the Machine https://vimeo.com/678480077 --- Other people and things mentioned in the podcast:- Dawn Stoppiello- Mark Coniglio- Isadora- Alex McLean- Charlie Roberts- David Ogborn- HiCodie- Sarah GHP- Melody Loveless- Sonic Pi- Hybrid Live Coding- Algorave- Ramsey Nasser- Kinetic Imaging Department- Virginia Commonwealth University-----This podcast is created and hosted by Computational MamaProduced, edited by BeatnykIntro and outro pieces by Beatnyk With emotional support from:Suvani SuriAgat SharmaNanditi Khilnani