Alan Powell has been working as a video artist for the past forty years. He is currently an Associate Professor at Arcadia University in the Communication Department. Since the mid 19070’s Alan Powell has been involved with the relationship between video and dance. From 1984 until 2011, Alan Powell has worked with Susan Hess Modern Dance documenting the Pioneers of Modern Dance and Modern Dance Masters projects. Those archives are being housed in the NYC Public Library at Lincoln Center. Recently Powell has been an artist-in-residence at Artpark, Lewiston,NY, Mountain Lake Biological Research Station and at Signal Culture in Owego, NY.