the next make-shift event is today! saturday 28th january, starting in less than 2 hours … go to the make-shift site and click on the live link (top right-hand corner) to enter the interface.
The new multi-platform programme of the 121212 UpStage Festival of Cyberformance features performances that utilise a range of networked technology, from purpose-built cyberformance platforms such as UpStage, Visitors Studio, mosaika.tv and the Tap, to social environments such as Second Life; and are created by artists […]
An online symposium on 12 October 2012 will celebrate and discuss the field of cyberformance – live, online performance – that has evolved over the last two decades. The CyPosium will open with an introduction by Maria Chatzichristodoulou, who is a cultural practitioner and digital […]
The “Research” page on the UpStage web site is a gathering of links to articles, books, theses and other relevant information – about UpStage or related in some way. Please let us know if you have written or found material that could be linked to […]
Martin Eisenbarth, who is developing DownStage as a completely re-imagined engine for cyberformance, has launched a blog where he will document and discuss the implementation of the new platform. Over the next month he will be working at APO33 in Nantes, France on the implementation […]
Résidency – Research Apo33 : UPSTAGE : VIRTUAL STAGE & ONLINE COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCE An exciting new collaboration between UpStage and APO33, an artists’ collective in Nantes (France), is about to begin. APO33 will host programmer Martin Eisenbarth for a month-long residency to implement his prototype […]
An open meeting to discuss ideas for the 121212 UpStage Festival will be held on 18-29 January, online in UpStage. Anyone who would like to be involved in the planning and organising of the sixth annual festival of cyberformance in UpStage, is very welcome to […]
The networked performance make-shift, which uses UpStage in conjunction with audio-visual streaming to connect people in two separate houses with an online audience, will be performed again on 10 December 2011 and 7 January 2012. For these shows, houses in New Zealand will be connected […]
The last-minute addition of two more “real-life” access nodes has meant that the 11:11:11 UpStage Festival now appropriately features 11 shows and 11 nodes! One of the additional nodes is at Hacklab01 in Zagreb, while the other is, to be honest, not a “real life” […]
Bishop Bishop, who delighted us last year with “A Little Online Communion” at the 101010 UpStage Festival, has used her weekly “vermon” (video sermon) to urge her followers to tune in the 11:11:11 UpStage Festival. Watch the video below and spread the good word!