The Black Sea in the Socialist World

The aim of this one-day symposium is to ask interesting questions about present assumptions to do with cultivating, responding to and retaining an audience for performance work. The rush to make digital all relations between spectator and performer, venue and company, has hemmed in potentially more elastic and considered responses. By quantifying immediate feedback and shaping response into small bits tweetable or facebookable, performance makers and venues for performances risk participating in the very real damage caused by volume: too much, too fast, too immediate also means responses drown under the next request for feedback, easily deleted, easily forgotten.

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The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities celebrates Laura Mulvey

Event Date: 7 February 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Celebrates Laura Mulvey The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities has organised an afternoon to celebrate Laura Mulvey’s work. The afternoon will begin with a screening of AMY! (Laura Mulvey/Peter Wollen 1982) followed by …