The call for performances for 070707 UpStage Festival has now closed, and 14 performances have been selected. The performances will be created and performed by artists from New Zealand and around the world, and cover the spectrum from childrens’ stories to cybersex. The draft programme […]
general news relating to UpStage
This is another “matchmaking” session for 070707 collaborators; we’ll also be going over the basic operations of UpStage and talking about what other training needs the 070707 performers have. The event is on Tuesday 24 April at 9pm Central European Time – find your local […]
A festival of performances in UpStage, to celebrate the release of UpStage 2. The programme and times are now online, and information about the performances and artists.
UpStage 2 was officially launched on 28 June 2007, with an event at the NZ Film Archive, Wellington, NZ. This event also opened an exhibition that will run until 15 July, and incorporate the 070707 festival of performances in UpStage. Photos from the launch.
The latest ADA Swaray, held on 10th September, was an opportunity for NZ artists who had attended the recent ISEA festival to report on their experiences and have a virtual get-together. It was also the first showing of the work done on the software by […]
UpStage has received funding through the NZ Government’s Digital Strategy’s Community Partnership Fund. The grant will subsidise “phase 2” development of the software and community workshops, enabling communities to create their own content for the online medium. Read the full media release (PDF, 64KB).
Four final-year computer science students at Auckland University of Technology have chosen UpStage as their major group project for the year. They will work on improvements and enhancements to the software, which will be greatly appreciated by the UpStage project team and everyone who is […]
UpStage was presented at the ADA symposium, _Emerge_, in Dunedin NZ on 26 November. The family JeanRichard, from Switzerland, created a performance in UpStage which they presented live on 29 October, 10am western Europe time. The performance was called Life and more information is available […]
In December 2004, UpStage entered into a new server hosting partnership with Wellington internet provider CityLink. Read the full media release (Word document). Regular open sessions began in October, to give people the opportunity for a hands-on introduction to UpStage. Vicki Smith gave a presentation […]
The initial development of UpStage received funding from the Smash Palace Collaboration Fund, a joint fund established by Creative New Zealand and the NZ Ministry of Research, Science and Technology to encourage collaborations between artists and scientists. MediaLab South Pacific was a project partner in […]