Daiane Lopes da Silva, is a dancer, choreographer, teacher and artistic director of Kinetech Arts. Her work has been performed in Brazil, France, Belgium, Greece and the U.S. She has received support from Zellerbach Family Foundation, CA$H Grant, Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation and CounterPulse. She was a resident artist at SAFEhouse arts, CounterPulse and Headlands Center for the Arts. Daiane studied at The Municipal Ballet of São Paulo, Brazil and at P.A.R.T.S (Performing Arts Research and Training Studios), directed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker in Brussels. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology, Alpha Beta Kappa, from SFSU. She is on faculty at Alonzo King Lines Ballet Dance Center and Western Ballet.
Weidong Yang, co-founder of Kinetech Arts, is a scientist, dancer, photographer, and martial artist. Born in China and educated in the US, he works to synthesize his background in technology and art into new forms of expression. In addition to his work with Kinetech Arts, Weidong is CEO of Kineviz, a data visualization company he founded in 2014.
A movement explorer. From Da Nang, Vietnam, he migrated with his family to Oakland, CA. Within the Bay Area, Hien has performed with Kim Epifano, Robert Moses’ Kin, Raissa Simpson, Lenora Lee, and theMoveMessenger(s). Moving between frequencies, he hopes to closer link the heart to heart.
A freelance dance artist based out of Oakland. She has been exploring solo work, performing with objects, dance films, and enjoys collaborating with other artists in the Bay Area. She graduated from UC Santa Cruz studying Human Biology and Dance and is an intern at the ODC Healthy Dancers' Clinic.
Dancer, performer, arts organizer, and Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist based in San Francisco, CA. In the Bay Area, she makes work with her sister, Amy, and has performed with Sara Shelton Mann, Kinetech Arts, Sam Stone, and Sara Kraft/ KraftyWorks. Her dance work has taken her abroad, most recently in Berlin with FAKE Company under the leadership of Kathleen Hermesdorf. Working with Kinetech Arts has been a deep excavation and unification of her physical, emotional, and spiritual bodies. The seeking never ends.
Tiare Ribeaux is a Hawaiian-American new media artist, curator and community organizer whose work explores materiality, infrastructures, and environment. Her work seeks to provoke conversation and uncover hidden truths around opaque global industrial and socio-economic systems that are omnipresent yet often invisible in our day-to-day lives. She has been a Bay Area based curator and producer of visual arts, performance arts, and community events focused on innovation and radical inclusivity for over 5 years.
Masha Rotfeld is an arts administrator in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her M.A. in Art History from the University of California, Riverside
Programmer and musician.