Resources and Links
Here you find a selection of useful background information and resources in the field of arts & digitisation, offering lots of knowledge, inspiration and possibilities to connect with other artists, organisations and scientist.The list will be updated regularly.
The Digital R&D Fund for the Arts offers a profound, well structured and extremely useful website, sharing insights and research as well as lots of other stories of what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to digital innovation in the arts and cultural sector. Here your find
- Showcases of 42 digital projects that have been put into place
- The Digital Toolkit for Arts and Culture: Making Digital Work
DIGITALMEETSCULTURE is a portal gathering information about the digital culture in the world, taking into account the different approaches that science, cultural heritage and arts have to the digital age. It is conceived as a meeting place between technologies and arts & humanities, offering latest news, articels, events and open calls.
Howlround is a platform for the theatre community in the US, also well known internationally. Theatre and digital technologies is a crucial topic in various articels, speeches and background discussions.
Live Performances in Digital Times: an Overview. This 2016 publication by IETM offers a lot of examples and can be a good source of inspiration to connect with artists, organisations and scientists.
IETM has published various articles on the digital shift on their website.
Immersion. Anologue Arts in the Digital Age. Berlinerer Festspiele launched a new programme on immersive theatre, offering a performance programme, an encyclopedia and a blog.
„Reenacting Emotions. Strategies and Politics of Immersive Theater“. A conference at the Free University Berlin within the framework of the Collaborative Research Center „Affective Societies“. On this website you also find working documents of the research centre.
Events & Calls
International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival: The Wonders of the Possible//UPGRADE (Italy) > Open Call: Deadline: 30 October
PSi#23 “OverFlow” (Hamburg, Germany) > Open call: Deadline: 21 October
OUTNOW! 2017 International Performing Arts Festival (Germany) > Call for applications: Deadline: 15 November
IMéRA (France): Laboratory for Cross-disciplinary Exploration: Deadline: 18 November
SPEKTRUM Berlin is a space of convergence for cultural communities and transdisciplinary groups emerging and operating in and off Berlin. The project aims to bring confrontation, open knowledge and a platforms for idealisation, realisation and presentation of technology-based artworks, science-focused events and futuristic utopias.
squeeze it contest Set up in 2014 in Trieste, this biennial competition is open to young Europeans under 30 born in EU and CEI countries, in Kosovo and Turkey. Candidates are required to submit a project of a theatrical action, small-size and low-cost production. The special feature of the contest is to invite candidates to suggest and devise new languages which are able to merge three different creative sectors: theatre, the visual arts and new media.
Nurturing Local Seeds Into Global Vibrancy: Climate Change Theatre Action. Published on Artists and Climate Change and Howl Round in 2015.
Dick van Dijk from The Waag Society Amsterdam, member of the ETL Advisory Board, writes about his impressions of the ETL Kick Off Meeting and his workshop held in Sarajevo in October 2016 on the Waag Blog.
Press review of OpenLab1 in Nancy in Est Republicain, November 17th, 2016