SpiderWebShow presents foldA: festival of live digital Art at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Wednesday 20 June 2018.
foldA is the only festival of its kind in Canada, exploring & presenting live performance integrated with digital technologies. Companies from across Canada will be commissioned to create programming that can be experienced by live audiences in Kingston and digitally by audiences across the country.
The StartUp is an industry series at foldA (19-22 June) that introduces live performance professionals to what is happening and possible in the online age.
Through debates, discussions, workshops and keynotes with some of #cdncult’s most exciting creators, we’ll be wrestling with the question: What is live Canadian performance in the digital age?
Wednesday’s StartUp: Disrupting the Status Quo
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. PDT (Vancouver) / 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. EDT (Toronto)
Featuring: Andrew D’Cruz and Donna-Michelle St Bernard
How can new practises disrupt the ways we’ve always worked? Producer of CBC’s The Exhibitionists Andrew D’Cruz and Governor General award nominated agitator, Donna-Michelle St Bernard unpack disruption in art and life.
Conversation: Podcast People
7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. PDT (Vancouver) / 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago) / 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. EDT (Toronto)
Featuring: Chris Tolley (PlayME), Leah Simone Bowen & Falen Johnson (The Secret Life of Canada), and Michael Kruse (Title Block)
Chris Tolley, Leah Simone Bowen, Falen Johnson, and Michael Kruse talk about challenges, opportunities, and innovations associated with translating theatre for an audio experience.
About HowlRound TV
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