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Seoul, Korea
Friday 26 March 2021

Downtown Variety: SeoulArts Edition

Bringing La MaMa's 1960s café aesthetic to a virtual platform that links performers and audiences in real time across distance

Friday 26 March 2021

La MaMa and CultureHub presented Downtown Variety: SeoulArts Edition livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 26 February 2021 at 6 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 8 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 9 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / Saturday 27 February 2021 at 10 a.m. KST (Seoul, UTC +9).

La MaMa, CultureHub, and the Seoul Institute of the Arts team up to create a special edition of Downtown Variety, an online live performance series that features short acts of dance, music, theater, new media, comedy, A/V performance, and more. Downtown Variety brings La MaMa's 1960s café aesthetic to a virtual platform that links performers and audiences in real time across distance.

A co-founder of CultureHub, Seoul Institute of the Arts is an educational institution in Korea that supports the creative process of emerging artists through interdisciplinary exploration in the fields of performance and media art. Graduates and faculty of the Institute have made significant contributions to the wave of contemporary art coming out of Korea. Downtown Variety: SeoulArts Edition will capture the immense momentum of the young Korean artists as they confront current issues and phenomena in a rapidly changing world.

Artists for this edition are TBA!

Powered by LiveLab, a browser-based media-router for collaborative performance by CultureHub.

Lead Technician — DeAndra Anthony
Host — Mattie Barber-Bockelman
Creative Technologist — Sangmin Chae
Video Production Coordinator — Jean Garcia

This event is free! Please consider donating any amount when you RSVP to support our on-going productions and development of LiveLab.

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