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|Title: ||Rockefeller New Media Foundation Proposal|
|Authors: ||Bowditch, Rachel|
|Issue Date: ||15-Nov-2006|
|Abstract: ||I propose to create a "cyber-theatre" where a dialog between the "live" and the "virtual"
worlds can occur. The Virtual Web: Interactive Global Spectacle allows everyone to
become an artist. The "cyber-theatre" provides the opportunity for the "non"-artist,
performer, DJ, VJ or cinematographer to create an original composition in collaboration
with other global "artists". Participants will be able to explore the resources and tools
they may otherwise not have access to experience. In one moment, there are potentially
ten " live" artists in c ollaboration, as well as the unlimited number of" virtual/remote"
artists creating this universal, global spectacle simultaneously. Each moment will be a
collision and chance meeting of sound, image and movement. This becomes a "living"
composition and spectacle because each moment is constantly shifting and transforming.
The project will take place in three phases. One can interact seven ways with the "cybertheatre".
The "cyber-theatre" creates a venue where a universal visual language can be
born. Anyone, anywhere on the globe can experience and interact with the Interactive
Global Spectacle* This global collaboration emphasizes the importance of
communication and dialog between diverse artistic mediums and investigates the
discoveries made when visual art, poetry, performance, technology, music, sound and the
Internet collide to create a new visual language that crosses language and geographic
|Appears in Collections:||Bowditch, Rachel|
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