Digital performances – a threat to live performance?

Foong, Aloysius (2021) Digital performances – a threat to live performance? In: Arrhythmia Performance Pedagogy and Practice, 9:30am – 9:50am - 5th June 2021, Online.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Title: Digital performances – a threat to live performance?

Being a music practitioner in both the classical music genre and collaborative live music in theatre and opera, my craft heavily relies on the live experience on a stage with the presence of an audience that contributes to the ‘live’ aspect of performing. There has been an existing philosophy of how digital media will never be able to replicate this ‘live’ aspect. Even though “the efficiencies of economies of digital technology” has been known to “destroy[ed] the old models in [other] creative industries” (Pogue), practitioners have been resisting this for the longest time. In light of the recent pandemic situation, artists are forced to rethink this issue as the threat to ‘live’ performance grows. As an educator and practitioner, part of my job is to understand how one can use digital media as not only an alternative medium to present performances (‘live’ streaming), but also how it can be used as a tool to enhance performances and create new art forms that offer audiences a new experience of watching performances, and not see it as a ‘threat’ to live performances.

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Subjects: Performing Arts
Divisions: Publications > Conference Paper
Depositing User: Ms Ashalatha Krishnan
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2021 03:04
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2021 03:04
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