Events

Lunchtime Talk
Fri 6 Oct 2017 14:00-15:00


In Conversation with Sharon Clark, Creative Director of Ice Road

For this special lunchtime talk we are joined by Studio resident Sharon Clark from Raucous, the immersive theatre company behind last years The Stick House.

Image of child's face from Ice Road

© Raucous

Speaker

Sharon Clark

Sharon is the Creative Director of Raucous, a collaboration of theatre practitioners, writers, filmmakers, composers and creative technologists.
Verity McIntosh, Image by Jon Aitken

Verity McIntosh

Verity is a Senior Lecturer in Virtual and Extended Realities at UWE Bristol.

For this special lunchtime talk we are joined by Studio resident Sharon Clark from Raucous, the immersive theatre company behind last years The Stick House. The Stick House was described by Bristol 24/7 as ‘like theatre you’ve never experienced before’. Sharon will be joining us to talk about her current show, Ice Road, an ambitious, theatre piece harnessing Russian folklore and historical witness accounts. Ice Road fuses performance, creative technology, original music, film and aroma to tell the story of the children war leaves behind.

In conversation with Studio Producer, Verity McIntosh, Sharon will discuss, the making of immersive theatre and narrative in  ‘found space’, in this case the old Jacob Wells swimming baths, with a focus on film, projection mapping, music and digital technology. Join us to discuss what creative challenges she and her team faced and what considerations needed to be given to the network of collaborators and to the audience?

http://www.watershed.co.uk/whatson/8475/ice-road

 This Lunchtime Talk is part of Open Studio Friday, which takes place at the Studio every week.

Do you want to find out what is going on at the Pervasive Media Studio? Are you interested in meeting our residents, talking about a specific project or curious about pervasive media? Why not pack a sandwich and join us for one of our Lunchtime Talks and Open Studio Friday.

Lunchtime Talks are informal presentations by Studio residents and associates. They normally take place at 1pm on Friday, are free and open to everybody who’s interested in what we do.

After the Talk, we also invite you to stay with us for the afternoon to continue the conversation or work on your own projects. We provide chairs, tables, wireless and a great space. You bring what you need to work with (laptop/mobile). Our open afternoons close at 5pm.

Let us know if you’d like a tour of the space and we'll be happy to show you around just before the talk. Send an email to studio@watershed.co.uk to book your place on a tour.


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