Kinetech Arts is a group of performers, dancers, artists and scientists challenging possibility through collaborative creativity. Founded by Artistic Directors Weidong Yang and Daiane Lopes da Silva in January 2013, Kinetech Arts is a collective of artists and scientists striving to create performances that combine dance, performance, painting, and and sound with the newest interactive technology, to create unique and beautiful experiences. Kinetech Arts has performed at ODC theatre, CounterPulse, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, The Garage, KUNST-STOFF arts, L.A.S.T festival, Moscone Center, Marine Headlands Center for the Arts, among others. Kinetech Arts hosts annual DanceHack Festival in San Francisco starting 2014. It was recognized by the SF WEEKLY as "Best Genre-Defying Sci-Artistic Collaboration of 2014"