Story Machines - Theatre and Technology Symposium - Nov 7th & 8th

 

PRESENTED by WHITE LABEL

 

November 2015

 

NARRATIVE TECHNOLOGIES/

TECHNOLOGICAL NARRATIONS

Workshop with Identity Problem Group

10 am – 1pm

Wood Quay Venue

 

Narrative technologies is a workshop presentation conducted by IP Group members: Łukasz Twarkowski (director), Bogumił Misala (composer) and Jakub Lech (visual artist). Its participants will explore how the emerging technologies and media practices can be used to form the new storytelling modes in theatre and performing arts.

 

Identity Problem Group is an interdisciplinary artistic collective, combining visual and performing arts as well as dramaturgy with architecture, video and sound art.

 

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OVERRIDE

Rehearsed reading

2pm - 3pm

Wood Quay Venue

 

A new play about our relationship with technology.

 

Written by Stacey Gregg, directed by Sophie Motley with Judith Roddy and Raymond Scannell.

 

Trust. Future. Love. Technology. 

 

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KANTOR/TECHNOLOGIES

A specially commissioned short documentary about theatre artist Tadeusz Kantor

3.15pm - 3:45pm

Wood Quay Venue

 

Polish avant-garde artist Tadeusz Kantor was one of those who imagined his theatre as a memory machine – software for fixing the past. The only obstacle was the imperfect body of an actor.

In the movie by Ewa Hevelke and Michał Januszaniec, Kantor’s theatre strategies are presented in the context of the works of the contemporary artists incorporating new media into their practice, like Katie Mitchell, Rimini Protokoll collective, Rabih Mroué and 59 Productions company.

 

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A STAGE AFTER US: KEYNOTE SPEECH & PANEL DISCUSSION

With Akhila Krishnan and guests.

3:45pm

Wood Quay Venue

 

Akhila Krishnan discusses the opportunities and challenges of using multimedia technology in performing arts.

 

Akhila is a visual artist, film-maker and a senior assistant designer with 59 Productions.Credits include Night Train, Olympic Opening Ceremony, The Perfect American and The Baroque Story.

Followed by Panel Discussion

With Akhila Krishnan and guests.

 

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BYOB - Get Saturday Night Started

 

GRINDR: A LOVE STORY

A Rehearsed Reading

7pm-8pm

Steambox @ IMOCA

 

DIP – multimedia show

8pm

Free event

Steambox @ IMOCA

 

BYOB and get your Saturday night started.

Enjoy a reading of a play about technology and sexuality followed by a multimedia show from Identity Problem Group.

 

Will smartphones change the way we love? Piotr Trojan’s new play is based on a series of authentic meetings arranged through a dating app Grindr.

 

DIP is an audiovisual performance, in which three random streams: word, music and image, provoke a perceptual game.

 

Note:

Daytime Events are in Wood Quay Venue

http://www.woodquayvenue.ie

Evening events are in Steambox @ Irish Museum of Contemporary Art.

http://steambox.imoca.ie

 

November 8th

 

WORKSHOP WITH AKHILA KRISHNAN

12pm – 2pm

 

Akhila Krishnan will walk the participants through a process of making video-content for different scales of show.

 

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'Story Machines'

presented with support from:

 

Embassy of Poland in Dublin

Theatre Forum

The Festival of Curiosity

Rough Magic

Culture.pl/IAM

 

 

 

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