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Join The Lowry and Submerge Festival for a panel discussion with experts in the field of creative tech, performance and immersive experience making as we explore the intersection of technology and the arts. Chaired by Dr Joanne Scott, Reader in Performance and Co-convener of the Practice as Research Centre of Excellence at the University of Salford, our panel also includes Hilary O’Shaughnessy, Director of Commissioning for UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK and Myra Appannah, writer, director, creative technologist, and one half of BRiGHTBLACK and Maitreyi Maheshwari, Head of Programme at FACT.
The panel will delve into the exciting world of creative tech, examining how technology is revolutionising the way we experience the arts. We will explore the use of technology in theatre, performing and visual arts, and discuss some of the most exciting projects from the past, present, and future.
Myra Appannah (BRiGHTBLACK/Somnai)
Hilary O’Shaughnessy (Unboxed, Playable Cities)
Maitreyi Maheshwari (FACT)
Chaired by Joanne Scott (University of Salford)
Co-produced by The Lowry and Submerge Festival (www.submerge.me)
Submerge is an artist development organisation and international arts festival of innovative performance, music and creative technology in Manchester. Through their biennial festival Submerge brings artists, audiences, participants and communities together through radical contemporary arts events which amplify marginalised voices, challenge the status quo and demonstrate alternate ways of being, doing and thinking.