Choreographic Coding Lab at Dansmakers

The second edition of the Choreographic Coding Lab (CCL) will take place at Dansmakers in Amsterdam from 26 to 30 May, and bring together an international group of code-savvy artists, creative coders, digital scenographers, code-minded musicians, interaction designers and the world of dance and choreography.

WANNEER: 26 – 30 May

WAAR: Dansmakers Amsterdam



Organized by FIBER, Motion Bank, and ICK Amsterdam, with the support of Dansmakers, the CCLab will provide a research environment at the intersection of dance, choreography, digital tools, data and code. Accompanying the lab, there will be a makers meetup and a keynote lecture that is open to the public.



Art Assembly & Open Lab


Art Assembly #2 | Monday 27 May, Dansmakers


Event: 19:30 - 23:00
Door: 19:00

Entrance: € 6 | € 5 at the door

As part of the Choreographic Coding Lab Amsterdam 2019, the second edition of Art Assembly will take place at Dansmakers. Art Assembly is FIBER’s series about making processes at the intersection of media art, coding, music, technology, landscapes and machines. Anyone interested in sensory experiences and stories in relation to digital technology is welcome.

On Monday evening (27/5) five makers will showcase in 10 minutes each the ins/outs of their creative process, give insight into the tools they use, and reflect on sketches and the goals of their project. At the end of each presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.


CCL Open Lab Sessions & Keynotes | Donderdag 30 mei, Dansmakers


To celebrate the end of the Choreographic Coding Lab Amsterdam 2019, everyone is invited to experience the outcomes of the five day prototyping lab at the intersection of dance, creative coding, choreography, media/sound art and digital technology at Dansmakers!

Event: 19:30 - 23:00
Door: 19:00


(donations are welcome)

Over 25 international participants have been experimenting and prototyping possible new artistic projects, sharing knowledge and translating aspects of choreography and dance into digital form and applying choreographic thinking to their own practice. The possibilities range from machine learning experiments to the reimagination of dance data to create new works. Join us at the Open Lab Sessions for inspiring conversations. Meet the makers and learn more about their artistic experiments. During the entire evening you will have the opportunity to pose your own questions to the keynote speakers and the makers!

We’ve invited two keynote speakers Dr. Laura Karreman and media artist Choy Ka Fai, who will reflect upon the CCL and will introduce you to their research at the intersection of dance and technology. Afterwards the participants of the CCLab Amsterdam will share in public their ongoing projects.





Founded by Motion Bank, the nomadic Choreographic Coding Lab is an international travelling format offering arts professionals the opportunity to translate aspects of choreography and dance into digital form and apply choreographic thinking to their own practice.

A selected group of creative coders and choreography experts will be working on projects and ideas relating to technology and the moving body. Taking place at Dansmakers In a four-day interdisciplinary peer-to-peer setting, the participants will work on experiments and prototypes, participate in masterclasses, share knowledge, find new collaboration partners, and discuss ideas and challenges.


FIBER is an international festival and art platform based in Amsterdam. With its cultural programme FIBER presents and researches new developments in digital culture. http://www.fiber-space.nl

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