Recently, changes in some browsers have made it a little bit more difficult to enter UpStage stages. But don’t worry, there’s still a way in, and it’s not difficult! Here’s how to do it.
Letters of Love in a Time of Crisis
Once again UpStage is joining in an international project of live readings of letters, this time letters of love in a time of crisis, on 22nd April.
Making social-distancing live theatre and performance during the COVID-19 lockdown
Christina Papagiannouli asks what are theatres doing online during the Covid19 lockdown, and identifies four types of platforms for online collaboration, citing UpStage as an example of purpose-built platforms.
counting the numbers …
Just how many people have engaged with UpStage since it was launched in January 2004? We add up some of the numbers …
Networked Conversations as Activism
The article Networked Conversations as Activism by Helen Varley Jamieson has been published in INTERACT, a Portuguese online magazine for art, culture and technology.
It does not matter, I will eat it cold!
UpStage is honoured to be included in the pavillion “It does not matter, I will eat it cold!” curated by Maja Kalogera for The Wrong Biennial 2019-20 (from 1 November 2019) and exhibited at Art 836 G Gallery, Zagreb (from 1 December 2019).
Life-cycles & Sustainability of projects like UpStage, @ LGM 2019
Software projects are like gardens: they are ecosystems that require ongoing nurtuting and maintenance so that they can flourish; and they have life cycles – they evolve, and sometimes they die. At the 2019 Libre Graphics Meeting in Saarbrücken, the UpStage team led a […]
Letters to the Earth
On Friday 12 April 2019, at 9pm CET, UpStage joined theatres and arts organisations around the world in a global day of action coinciding with the international Extinction Rebellion and School Strike For Climate.
Helen’s Herbert Gallery Talk
In October 2016, Helen Varley Jamieson gave a talk at the Herbert Gallery, Coventry, about the project We have a situation!, cyberformance, UpStage and her work. The talk was recorded by Alan Van Wijgerden, and you can watch it below. The talk launched the project […]
Cyberformance and global civic engagement
A newly published book exploring how art can actively engage citizens in cultural and pedagogical discussions includes a chapter on the UpStage-based cyberformance project We have a situation!