Christian “Mio” Loclair, creative director at Waltz Binaire, is a media artist and choreographer from Berlin,
Germany. He explores the harmonic friction of human bodies, movement and nature colliding with digital
aesthetics. Using cutting edge technology in interactive installations, audio-visual experiences, visual narratives and dance performances, he continuously illuminates the beauty and drama of human identity. He is publishing his work on mobile applications, digital projections and theater stages around the world for independent and commissioned projects.
Mio is coding and dancing since 1994. He started his professional career as a dancer in 2001 and became the
winner of the International Battle of the year (Popping 2007), the Ruhrpott Battle (2007)and the Wutal Battle
(2008 Pina Bausch Festival). Mio was chosen to represent Germany at the UK Bboy World Championships
(2007, 2010) and portrayed the world champion of hiphop dance in the US Movie You got Served 2.
Furthermore he choreographed the theater pieces Marionettes, Reflection, Volvere and co-choreographed 110 (Niels Storm Robitzky) and POW_2045 (Raphael Hillebrand).
Mio studied Computer Science at the University Potsdam and Hasso Plattner Institute, specializing in Media
Engineering and graduated in Human Computer Interaction (2010). He published the scientific paper
Pinchwatch about gestural micro interactions at the Mobile HCI 2010 Lisbon (advisors Sean Gustafson; Prof.
Dr. Patrick Baudisch). Furthermore, mio was collaborating as a generative designer and software engineer with renown design studio onformative.