Connected Theatre for Box Set Viewers

I just wrote a blog article which has just been published over at Create Hub, the news site which covers the use of technology in the art, creative and cultural industries.

Online audiences like to control their experiences. They enjoy short spurts of play and lots of interaction. So, how do you bring the experiences of watching and listening to cultural performances to the online world?

Annette_Mees_surgery@UPstream-53_photo-Alex_Harvey-BrownIn July 2014, I joined forces with Richard Kingdom of greenhouse to create the UPstream seed fund to explore this further.

Catching the same wave that saw the Nesta funded pilot of NT Live in 2010, I shaped an idea to develop an agile, creative project which recasts arts organisations as multi-platform cultural broadcasters.
This programme focuses on live streaming video to not only reach new audiences but to explore new possibilities for performance that makes use of the real time, interactive nature of the internet.

Read more on Create Hub

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