This issue of Interventions accompanies the Encountering the Digital in Performance special issue. The four pieces explore new approaches to performance and audiences in a changing cultural and political landscape.
Alex McLean and Kate Sicchio reflect on their collaborations around dance and code, focusing on their piece Sound Choreographer <> Body Code, which here uses your computer’s microphone to generate choreographic instructions.
In this playful video, Jennifer Parker-Starbuck interviews Tei Blow and Sean McElroy from Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble (ROKE) about their use of karaoke, ritual, metaphysics, and media.
Andy Lavender discusses digital culture with Kevin Cunningham, Executive Artistic Director of 3-Legged Dog, NY (USA), and Fiona Morris, Chief Executive of The Space, Birmingham/London (UK).
Elena Marchevska talks with activists-researchers Nita Çavolli, Jana Jakimovska, and Katerina Mojanchevska about democracy, location, and media in song protests of the Skopje choir Raspeani Skopjani.
Latest journal: Volume 27, Issue 3
Special Issue: Encountering the Digital in Performance: Deployment | Engagement | Trace
Edited by Maria Chatzichristodoulou, Andy Lavender & Eirini Nedelkopoulou
This special issue explores theatre and performance in digital culture – recognising that digital technologies are now in a second and even third generation of common use. In particular, then, it examines how changes in digitally enabled practices are affecting the way we make, participate in, and think of performance.