Loretta Faveri, SonicWear founder, returns to her dancing roots with like minded friends using SOMO as their inspiration.
En Avant Dance Teacher Conference
August 20 – 23, 2016
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123, Queen St. West, Toronto, ON
Dance teacher from across Ontario all in one place, I can’t wait!
May 27-29, 2016
Kitchener-Waterloo Crowne Plaza
105 King St E, Kitchener, ON
Looking forward to meeting Music Therapists from across Canada and introducing them to the SOMO!
Super excited to be presenting SOMO at this event, along side 3Glasses VR and an informed panel of Wearable Tech journalist. Our presentation will include an amazing SOMO dance performance by Nic Szekely. As well, audience members can bust out their moves with SOMO in the demo area, so come by and check us out!
November 29, 2015
Daniel Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E.
Futurera is a Multimedia Exhibition and Runway Showcase created by Art Calorie, Generative Lab and Yemo Indie Music and Culture Inc., which will integrate fashion, technology, visual arts and experimental music in the form of a showcase. SonicWear was asked to do a performance using SOMO, so the lovely ladies of Undine Dance Company will give a unique performance just for this event.
November 24, 2015
Sheraton on the Falls
5875 Fall Avenue, Niagara Falls
We will be exhibiting at the TSAA conference, generating interest in our workshops from Principals and Vice-Principals across the province.
October 19-22, 2015
355 Clarence St.
1-242 Dundas St.
We’re very excited about our residency with VibraFusionLab! The lab is a collaborative space run by David Bobier where artists, scientists, and students can learn about and experiment in the vibrational arts. We will explore ways of integrating SOMO with VibraFusion’s vibrotactile technology in an effort to support the movement of Deaf and Disability Arts in Ontario and Canada. Drop by the lab if you are in London during that time. On Thursday evening, October 22, the lab will go public with our experiments during an interactive performance combining dance, sound activation and the vibrotactile at The Muze.
SOMO & Yoga Workshop
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Sunday, October 19, 2015
10 Heintzman Street (Junction area)
email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot. $40
I’m collaborating with Yoga instructor, Christine Noonan to create a unique experience that uses SOMO to turn yoga movements into music. Click here for a quick demo. The workshop will be Vinyasa style, linking breath and movement and sound.
We presented our workshop to two grade nine classes. It was a positive and new experience for everyone.
SOMO Tech Demo – June 23, 2015, 7pm – 9pm
155 Walnut Ave., Toronto, ON
Are you a new media artist or musician? Are you interested in controlling sound and/or visuals with a wireless, wearable device? If so, this demo is for you. We will demonstrate how SOMO, a wearable motion tracking device can be used in a variety of ways in your art practice and what sets it apart from similar devices. You will have an opportunity to explore and play with SOMO and place an order to buy! Facebook event
Subtle Technogies Festival
180 Shaw St. Toronto, ON
The theme this year is “sound” and I will giving a talk about SOMO and how our workshops are helping to change assumptions about dance education. Undine Dance Company will give a short performance with SOMO.
We will also present a SOMO workshop during the festival, click on the dates for festival details and registration.
I will be presenting SOMO to teachers, students and parents in a “market place” or “Maker Faire” style with other awesome presenters. Our goal is to encourage teachers to introduce SOMO workshops as part of the dance and language curriculum. The dates for these presentations are as follows:
Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery
147 Lochiel Street
December 4, 2014 7:00pm
Loretta Faveri, Sonicwear founder, will be guest speaker at the Art & Ideas series at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery. After the talk, we will be using SoMo to interact with David Rokeby’s Very Nervous System. If you are in the Sarnia area, come on out because it’s going to be a blast!
Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario
Saturday, 22 November 2014 at 9:00 AM – Sunday, 23 November 2014 at 5:00 PM (EST)
This is one of our favourite yearly events – the best show and tell in the city and fun for the whole family.
WEARABLES – Hosted by Fashionotes
Friday, October 24, 2014, 8pm – 12:00am
The Thompson Hotel Rooftop, 550 Wellington St. W., Toronto, Ontario
The lovely Ioana Timariu will be performing a dance while generating sound with SOMO. We will also have a demo table where guests can give SOMO a try.
WEST: Wearable Entertainment & Sports Toronto – Hosted by: Gizworld & We Are Wearables
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 9am to 6:30pm
99 Sudbury – The Gallery, 99 Sudbury St., Toronto, ON
Come visit us in the Demo area and give SoMo a try!
Wearable Technology Camp, hosted by Kids Learning Code
August 27, 2014, 10:00 am -12:00pm.
More information coming soon.
June 26, 2014
Loretta Faveri, Sonic Wear founder, will be talking about SoMo along with Sonic Wear team members Kyle, Duffield and Leif Bloomquist.
May 8 – May 10, 2014
Wearable Technology Panel Discussion:
Thursday May 8, 2014, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Thursday May 8, 2014, 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:00 am – 4:00 am