There was an amazing projection-mapped, immersive theater piece at Sundance this year by Heartcorps called Riders of the Storyboard. Trained street performers interacted with virtual projection-mapped 2D objects, and through the sleight of hand magic broke these flat objects into the third as glowing 3D props. LISTEN TO THE VOICES OF VR PODCAST There were […]
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How immersive technologies can be used as a narrative tool in Performing Arts to develop a new language of storytelling?
Narrative: a story or an account of a series of events.
Language: various means of communication involving recognizable symbols, non-verbal sounds, or actions.
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Technology as a narrative tool within the Performing Arts
Live performances / Moving Image storytelling.
Use immersive technologies (AR/VR) as a narrative tool, supporting the storytelling.
key figures in the field:
Practitioners that are exploring the use of technology:
Punchdrunk. Immersive Theatre. Perspective
Blast Theory. Experiment with technology in performing arts
Robert Lepage (Ex Machina). Set evolving and introduced on the narrative.
Adrien M & Claire B. Visuals computer generated, interacting with performers
Royal Shakespeare Company. Tradition, classics revisited in a new way.
Bob Wilson. Atmospheres. Compelling visuals, lights, shadows, colors.
Sophie Besse’s new play features a cast of former camp inhabitants who have found a new way to tell their story
Growing numbers and tensions.
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