The 121212 UpStage Festival of Cyberformance features 36 live performances created and presented in a variety of online platforms. UpStage, the Tap, Second Life, Visitors Studio, Skype and purpose-built interfaces are the sites for these innovative shows created specifically for the real-time interaction with online audiences.
There are two sections to the festival:
Walking Backwards into the Future
A retrospective of 19 remounted cyberformances from the first five UpStage festivals celebrating the large and diverse body of work that has been generated through the festivals.
Testing 1 2, 1 2, 1 2
Seventeen new works that experiment with real-time performance in online environments; Wednesday 12 December 2012 (with a bit on the 11th or 13th, depending on where you are in the world).