TaPRA 2019, Exeter: Performance and New Technologies CfP – Inclusive Intermedialities?: engagement, interaction and discomfort in technologically enabled performance practices

Deadline: April 16, 2019
Following on from discussions centring on the digital performer and social media in 2018, as well as an interim event this year exploring immersive and interactive technologies in live performance, the Performance and New Technologies working group seeks to extend and diversify these conversations at our meeting in Surrey. We are turning our attention specifically to what new modes of access, inclusion (and exclusion) are performed through contemporary practices engaging with new technologies,...

TaPRA 2018, Aberystwyth, Performance and New Technologies WG: The Digital Performer and Social Media

Deadline: April 20, 2018
TaPRA 2018 Conference, Aberystwyth University, 5-7 September 2018 Performance and New Technologies Working Group CFP: The Digital Performer and Social Media Following on from previous working group events and conversations, the aim of the 2018 call is to explore different modes of interaction and intimacy between performers, social media and audiences/participants as well as to investigate new strategies for performer training, rehearsing and performance documentation for the age of the...

Analogue-Digital-Postdigital Performance Practices

Deadline: April 13, 2017
Drawing on notions such as the ‘off-internet’, ‘neo-analogue’, post-internet and postdigital, David Berry and Michael Dieter argue that we are shifting from ‘an earlier moment driven by an almost obsessive fascination and enthusiasm with new media to a broader set of affectations that now includes unease, fatigue, boredom and disillusionment’ (2015: 5). Matthew Causey uses the term ‘postdigital performance’ to discuss a shift to ‘a social system fully familiarized and embedded...

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