Artists in Tech Cities

Fri 24 March 2017, 12noon - 2pm

Confronting the salient issues faced by local and creative communities as the technology sector takes over post-industrial areas in East London

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Of Slime and the City: The Boston Molasses Disaster of 1919

Fri 24 March 2017, 12noon - 1pm

A re-enactment of a surreal catastrophe and the peculiar moment when an urban environment turns ‘gloopy’

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Practice-Based Research Degrees in the Arts: Problems and Prospects

Fri 24 March 2017, 12noon - 1.50pm

We ask…Are practice-based research degrees fit for purpose?

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Reciprocal structures: conversations in light and sound

Fri 24 March 2017, 2.30pm - 3.15pm

Performance of a new composition created through a recent TCCE-funded collaboration with discussion to explore insights from the project for interdisciplinary practice and knowledge exchange

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Data Recovery – Mobiles and their role in story-telling, memory and emotion

Fri 24 March 2017, 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Victoria Mapplebeck will explore the ways in which we can collect, curate and share stories from our digital past.

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“All the world’s a stage”: making Shakespeare relevant in the digital age

Fri 24 March 2017, 5pm - 6pm

Discussing the huge potential of educational technology collaborations with the cultural sector

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Folk music composed by a computer!?

Sat 25 March 2017, 12noon - 2pm

Understanding machine learning and how it can be used to compose music

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Latin American Cool: Bodies, Words, Sites

Sat 25 March 2017, 12noon - 12.45

What makes cultural practices in Latin America ‘cool’?

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The Enduring Enigma of Mata Hari

Sat 25 March 2017, 1pm - 3pm

Mata Hari – spy, woman, legend

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Shoreditch Bridge Portraits

Sat 25 March 2017, 1.15pm - 2.45pm

A discussion on the role of photography and the photographer in twenty-first century cities.

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Tallis Aforethought: Using historical techniques to access new audiences for contemporary classical choral music

Sat 25 March 2017, 2.30pm - 4pm

How can familiar, well established composition techniques be used in contemporary composition to provide a ‘way in’ for non-specialist audiences

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Immersive Music Experience – a discussion

Sat 25 March 2017, 3.15pm - 4.15pm

Could this form of presentation of musical performance have far reaching application as an educational tool?

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Jack the Ripper – Shadow Over Whitechapel – a playable documentary in virtual reality

Sat 25 March 2017, 3.30pm - 4.30pm

What if we could give audiences a documentary story they could remember with their entire body and not just with their minds?

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Why Is Popular Music Different?

Sat 25 March 2017, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Does popular music need a new form of music theory if it is to rise above its academic status as the poor relation of classical music?

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Jasmin Vardimon’s Dance Theatre

Sat 25 March 2017, 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Book launch and lively, multi-layered reflection on the devising and training processes of a choreographer in the midst of her practice

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