Tag: performing arts

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ALCHEMIC BODY | FIRE . AIR . WATER . EARTH

ALCHEMIC BODY | FIRE . AIR . WATER . EARTH is an exhibition of contemporary art, an opportunity for international artists to exhibit their works in the blooming Bogotà arts scene, destination of curators and collectors from all over the world. The … Continue reading


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The 20th International Conference on Cultural Economics

RMIT University  is pleased to host the 20th International Conference on Cultural Economics, presented by the Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI). The Conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia, from Tuesday June 26th to Friday June 29th , 2018. The program … Continue reading


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International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival The Wonders of the Possible//UPGRADE.

Between the months of December and January in Cagliari (Italy), KyberTeatro organises the third edition of International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival “The Wonders of the Possible//UPGRADE”. This Festival is the first of this kind in the whole of … Continue reading


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Transmedia Knowledge-Base for Performing Arts, official launch in Lisbon

The Knowledge-Base for performing arts (TKB) is a dynamic and open-ended resource to support the creation and documentation of contemporary performances in the format of a digital “archive of processes”. It has been recently presented at the important Alkantara International … Continue reading


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Do live broadcasts cannibalize theatre attendance?

More and more performing arts venues are expanding their ‘virtual capacity’ by broadcasting their shows to digital cinemas. But might they be so successful that audiences forgo trips to the theatre itself as a result? Our study of London’s National Theatre NT Live broadcasts suggests not. Continue reading


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ULTRAORBISM brings performing arts a step forward

The impact of the distributed performance, as new forms of Cultural Heritage expression, is studied in the framework of the RICHES project. “ULTRAORBISM” opens new doors for experimental and creative formats using advanced visual environments in the field of telematics and distributed events. The potential utilities of the results are very rich from a technical point of view and also from an artistic perspective, and the excellent results of this experience present a very optimistic future in the development of co-creation environments in Europe and the use of ICT in the fields of culture and the arts. Continue reading


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Workshop on co-creation, distributed performances and alternative content for the big screen

This workshop, co-organised by the Foundation i2CAT, the Government of Catalonia and the Theatre Institute of Barcelona,examined the gradual adoption of technological environments in the performing arts and how the expanding of bandwidth have given rise to new forms of creative expression, space for experimentation and new business models for performing arts, reaching other spaces such as movie screens and cultural institutions with the distribution of high-definition content. Sarah Whatley, dance professor and director of the Centre for Dance Research (C-Dare) at Coventry University intervened as speaker in representation of the European project RICHES. Continue reading


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Digital project to encourage the public to P(AR)take in contemporary dance

Jeannette Ginslov, academic, dancer and choreographer, has launched an innovative new project that is at once an augmented reality and digital archive of contemporary dance. The project, entitled P(AR)take, forms part of the 40th National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa and is the first of its kind in the country. Continue reading


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Interactive digital art opens New Zealand’s 31 day festival

A new interactive digital installation is set to open this year’s Matariki Festival in New Zealand, which celebrates Maori New Year. The installation works through a virtual performer on a digital screen who interacts and responds to viewers’ behaviour as they approach the screen. The artists of the project have stated that traditional dances and battles of the Maori communities and from the Pacific Islands inspired the project. Continue reading


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Context of change for European performance practice

This study, held in the framework of the RICHES Project, wants to explore the transformation of Dance and Performance practice as a result of digital technologies within the European context. If you are a dance and performance practitioner, performer, educator, or researcher and are willing to reflect on how digital technologies have impacted on your experience of performance practice, please share with us your views by completing our survey. Continue reading