Dillon Heyck is a coder and writer based in New York City.
NI’JA WHITSON with Dillon Heyck
In the opening of Oba Qween Baba King Baba, Ni’Ja Whitson stands firm and grounded in front of their audience.
The Slowest Wave – Dancing for DataBy Dillon Heyck
A striking collaboration between neuroscientists and contemporary butoh dancers culminated in a moving assemblageJapanese dance, EEG technology, databases, light, pregnancy, science writing, and emergency alarms remixed with house beats. Vangelines The Slowest Wave is a hybrid work featuring choreography inspired not only by deep psychological sensuousness but also material, electromagnetic properties of the body.
Bewitching Stagecraft and Competing ObjectsBy Dillon Heyck
When Jonathan González first emerges from the stage curtains, dragging an ominous, glowing spotlight, only his boots are illuminated. We do not immediately see Gonzálezs body, beyond his feet, but we can make out his figure periodically reaching into the light, expanding his stance, and genuflecting towards the spotlight in what looks like prayer.