Thursday, September 26, 2019, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
The BMO Lab for Creative Research in the Arts, Performance, Emerging Technologies and AI hosted a reception for internationally acclaimed theatre and opera director Robert Wilson in honour of his Lifetime Achievement Award from the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies. To learn more about the event, visit our events page.
Robert Wilson chats with David Rokeby, director of the BMO Lab and computer science, theatre and music students from the BMO Lab’s graduate course “Theatre and Emerging Technologies.”
Robert Wilson with Director of the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies Tamara Trojanowska and Professor Pia Kleber, a major force behind the creation of the BMO Lab.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Friedrich Kirschner, of the Ernst Busch School of Performing Arts, Berlin, discusses ’Spiel und Objekt’ (Play and Object), his graduate program in digital media in the Puppetry division of the school
The BMO Lab for Creative Research in the Arts, Performance, Emerging Technologies and AI hosted a presentation by Friedrich Kirschner of the Ernst Busch School of the Performing Arts, Berlin.
Friedrich Kirschner is a professor for digital media in puppetry at the renowned Ernst Busch School of Performing Arts in Berlin. He is a theater director and software developer, devising participatory performances, social simulations and interactive installations. He is a Professor for digital media at the University of Performing Arts Ernst Busch in Berlin, and since 2018, head of the Master's program Spiel && Objekt. He presented and discussed the range of works that he and his students create and perform as they explore the relationship between digital technologies and performance. To learn more about the event, visit our events page.
Below is an excerpt from Friedrich Kirschner’s presentation.