Blackstar is more than just a musically brilliant and compelling album. It’s the core of what is probably David Bowie’s most significant and shining art-work – his own death.
The late Black Panther activist Herman Wallace, who spent forty-one years in solitary confinement for an unconstitutional conviction, has more to share from the grave in an immersive interactive documentary.
“Being an outsider is an asset not a hindrance.” Leslee Udwin, producer of East Is East and West Is West and director/producer of the documentary India’s Daughter, laid out what became a key theme of an amazing day of engagement, connections and huge talent.
In her talk at TEDxBend 2015 artist, entrepreneur and career coach Emily Wapnick called on the audience to “ask yourself where you learned to assign the meaning of wrong or abnormal to doing many things”.
Just read an interesting paper from last year by David Gauntlett, author of Making Is Connecting. It discusses six theses that cut through the internet-is-bad vs internet-is-good for creativity debate.
This is the web archive of performance and technology production company, HyperJAM and the online hub of its Artistic Director, interdisciplinary artist and producer Derek Richards aka 'rizomorph'. HyperJAM led the way in applications of interactive multimedia to live performance - connecting venues and audiences around the world for real time collaborative performances and producing interactive projections and soundscapes for theatre, music, dance and the occasional corporate event. Today Derek combines this history with his experience in learning and participation to deliver cross-platform arts & media projects and to consult on digital engagement, cultural programming, education and creative citizenship/placemaking.