AusStage Symposium 2018
The 2018 AusStage Symposium is for artists, scholars and students researching live performance in Australia. The symposium aims to demonstrate how we are using AusStage in research and foster new ideas for future development.
Artists, scholars and students researching live performance in Australia are invited to attend the AusStage Symposium. The symposium will be held at the University of Melbourne, over two days in November.
Wednesday 21 November 2018 - Open Day - 9:00am - 5:00pm
The open day features presentations, demonstrations and work-in-progress from people using AusStage for research. Attendance on this day is open to the public. Presentations include:
- Gillian Arrighi (Newcastle), Visualising the Victoria 1891: awaking Newcastle’s heritage theatre
- David Tredinnincl and Glenn D'Cruz (Deakin), Virtual spaces, virtually in Geelong: the long, hard road to recreating Geelong’s performance venues in 3D and VR
- Rachel Fensham and Andrew Fuhrmann (Melbourne), Inhabiting the data in a Performing Arts Archive
- Bree Hadley (QUT), Documenting the history of disability theatre in Australia
- Natalie Lazaroo and John O'Toole (Griffith), Venue, Design, and Theatre for Young People: The case of ECDP/KITE and Magpie Theatre
- Caroline Wake and Boni Cairncross (UNSW), From Sole Occupant to Anchor Tenant: The Performance Space at Cleveland Street and Carriageworks
- Margaret Hamilton (Wollongong), ‘Trading’ National Culture: Analysing the Activities of the Australia International Cultural Council (2001-2013)
- Jonathan W Marshall and Bill Dunstone (ECU), A pleasant break...in the depressing monotony of the patients'...routine
- Joanne Tompkins (University of Queensland), Visualising Adelaide’s Queen’s Theatre to Retrieve Performance Conventions from 1841
- Maryrose Casey and Sean Weatherley (Monash), Mapping and Visualising the Performance encounter
- Julian Meyrick and Robert Reid (Flinders), Reconstructing lost theatres by linking their digital traces
Thursday November 2018 - Planning Day - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Discussion at the planning day will shape directions for AusStage in the future and develop plans for the next round of funding. This is an in-house round-table meeting for AusStage partners and associates. Future partners are welcome to attend by invitation.
Register your interest in attending the AusStage Symposium by contacting Jenny Fewster by email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 08 8201 5654. Attendance at the symposium is free..