Artful Spark X RSC: Real Time

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This special edition of Artful Spark gives centre-stage to the Royal Shakespeare Company's cutting-edge production of The Tempest. Explore the outcome when technology and performance collide.

This special edition of Artful Spark gives centre-stage to a truly boundary-defying project that shows just how exciting it is when technology and performance collide. 
 
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s cutting-edge production of The Tempest (2017) pushed real-time motion capture and projection mapping to the limit. Have a look at the image gallery here
 
Break the winter blues with a burst of inspiration from the frontline of theatre, storytelling and performance.

The RSC's The Tempest was produced in collaboration with Intel and in association with The Imaginarium Studios
 
 

What to expect

Hear Sarah Ellis, Director of Digital Development at the RSC, reflect on how projects like this are challenging and changing performance.
 
Also talking - and bringing kit to play with - is the relentlessly creative choreographer Laura Kriefman, whose company, Guerilla Dance Project, create performances that blend with technology to spectacular effect in disused dockyards, abandoned Indonesian forts and Brazilian streets.
 
Finally, an informal hosted debate looks at how partnerships and collaborations inspire and resource other work across the ecosystem, and asks - what is the best way to support artists as agents of innovation in tech? 

Age guidance: 18+

Artful Spark is a quarterly event series for a growing creative community exploring cross-discipline collaboration and boundary-defying work. Our previous sell-out events focussed on wearables, immersive sound and sensors.

Produced by: @StellarNetwork and @thoughtben.

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