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Annie Abrahams

All senses “on” … Talk


Night of Cyberformance
Thursday 09 / 01 /2014, from 19.30
Signalraum für Klang und Kunst
MUG / EINSTEIN Halle 4, Münich

A symposium on remote collaboration organised by Upstage and SignalRaum for the Upstage’s 10th birthday event.

20h10 Annie Abrahams : While passionate, persevering, trusting and with all senses “on” you need to accept …

You can come to Münich or assist online. Live links will be available on the day from here.

There will be other presentations by Isabel Valverde and Christina Papagiannouli
and three online performances :
Vita cyberformativa by Miljana Peric
Balloon by Petyr Veenstra, Floris Sirag and Gabriella Sacco
Etheatre Project and Collaborators.

Information about the performances and presentations is available here; the full programme, with time converters, is here.

Image: screencapture : Annie Abrahams and Ruth Catlow inside the installation Shared Still Life / Nature Morte Partagée Furtherfield – Kawenga 2010.

While passionate, persevering, trusting and with all senses “on” you need to accept …
“Communication is never easy and technology doesn’t change that. Annie Abrahams will talk about how she uses online performance to learn more about the limits and possibilities of networked communication and collaboration. When online, Annie Abrahams noticed, we are still immature and often behave like adolescents. It is a challenge to learn how to develop a sense of “we” in a universe of lonely togetherness, to discover what it means to think a ”to be with” based on singularities.”

.pdf with the 44 slides used in the presentation

Related : Trapped to Reveal – On webcam mediated communication and collaboration article in the Journal for Artistic Research #2 autumn 2012 ISSN 2235-0225

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