PDSW presents a selection of UK artists working within the various fields of dance and technology today. This full day of online activity – webinars, presentation, demonstration and panel discussion – explores new work using robotics, AI, AR and motion capture. Artists including New Movement Collective, Neon Dance and makeAMPLIFY join us with their industry and creative collaborators to explore their practice or present work being made for 2021 and beyond.
09.30 – 09.45am The Upload: Signing in, Welcome and Introductions
09.45 – 10.45am Presentation and Artist Q&A: Transforming public spaces through arts and tech with makeAMPLIFY and Laura Kriefman
11.15am – 12.15pm Presentation and Discussion: Immersive dance play and the interactive space with Lisa May Thomas
12.45 – 1.15pm Artist Pitch: Prehension Blooms by Neon Dance
2.15 – 2.45pm Presentation: How we’re using AR to distribute our work, develop new income streams and reach new audiences & clients with Kwesi Johnson
3 – 4.30pm Presentation, Demonstration and Panel Discussion: New Movement Collective present Project XO
4.45 – 5.30pm Panel Discussion: Movement Data Movement: Motion Capture and the representation of body with Alex Whitley
5.30pm The Download: Closing remarks and thanks
Ticket holders to this event will have exclusive access to additional online content available until Friday 16 October. Zoom links and information will be emailed in advance.
BSL sign interpretation is available on request.
Please book your ticket no later than 1 October in order to request this service.
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Music: Dan Hayes (original music from (in)Dignity of Labour)
Clips: (in)Dignity of Labour, Strange Creatures are makeAMPLIFY and Museums in Motion and TAG are makeAMPLIFY with BEEE Creative