The fifth edition of the Workshop "Network Performing Arts Production " joined Barcelona and London virtually through dance.
On Tuesday May 5 between 19:30h and 21:30h academic and research networks allowed artists located more than 1,500 kilometers away to dance virtually in a an innovative show titled "The Infinite Bridge". Pedro Lorente, Co-founder and Research Engineer at IGLOR, recalls that "The importance of events like this lies in the experimentation of new artistic forms."
The combination of music, theater, dance, computer generated graphics and live connections made possible an unexpected spectacle. To Lorente, "It is necessary to find new ways to bring technology to the public through art, creating new formats audiovisual transmission in real time." The artists represent the story of a girl trapped in a cold, worldly existence in the real urban world, seeking escape from the routine. The performance took place in London at the Britten Theatre, while in Barcelona, the space chosen was the MACBA.
“The Infinite Bridgde” within the fifth European Network Performing Production Workshop (NPAPW) has the support of Institut de Cultura de l’Ajuntament de Barcelona, Specifi the European project, the MACBA and CSUC (Consorci de Serveis Universitaris de Catalunya).
To relay they had support of the “Anella Científica”, a flexible and reliable infrastructure that connects a wide range of institutions. In addition of the connectivity, with different speeds and types, the institutions enjoy numerous services. According to Lorente , "This activity includes the participation of Barcelona as a creative part of the process of artistic creation distributed under the NPAPW and giving importance to the artistic and technical work that has been carried out in the city."
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