How immersive technologies can be used as a narrative tool in Performing Arts to develop a new language of storytelling?
Immersive: providing information or stimulation for a number of senses, not only sight and sound
Technology: refers to methods, systems, and devices which are the result of scientific knowledge being used for practical purposes.
Narrative: a story or an account of a series of events.
Performing Arts: Dance, drama, music, and other forms of entertainment that are usually performed live in front of an audience
Language: various means of communication involving recognizable symbols, non-verbal sounds, or actions.
Storytelling: activity of telling or writing stories.
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.