Valencia James is a Barbadian freelance performer, maker and researcher interested in the intersection between dance, theatre, technology and activism. She believes in the power of the arts to inspire change. In 2013 Valencia co-founded the AI_am project, which explores the application of artificial intelligence in dance, and has presented at several international forums such as TEDxGoteborg and the 2015 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Buenos Aires. Valencia also creates and performs solo works which explore stereotypes and social injustice.
Photo credits: György Jókúti, Csaba Mészáros, Khalil Goodman, Endre Birta