Dear friends and colleagues
We are performing make-shift <http://www.make-shift.net> for the last
time this year and would love it if you could join us online. Info
below. Please - PASS THIS ON - to anyone you think will be interested.
For those of you who have seen make-shift before, Dave has made a brand
new quiz to help us find out what you think about it all. Follow the
FEEDBACK link on the make-shift <http://www.make-shift.net> website menu
to participate - A HUGE THANKS for those who have already done it. We
are touring this work over the course of 2012 and your ideas and
opinions are helping us to change and shape it as we go.
We are building a mail list to help us manage our notifications for the
coming year. Please let us know if you *don't* want to be on it. If you
have received this message via less direct means, email us with the
subject line SUBSCRIBE TO MAIL LIST if you would like to receive more
info. Or fill in the form.
/a networked performance about connectivity and consequences
/_Saturday 10th December, 10am UK, 11pm NZ _(find your local time here
- connecting on-site audiences in Devon, UK with a converted warehouse
home in Auckland, NZ and all of you online.
All you need is a domestic broadband internet connection and computer
with a standard web browser (note that the interface requires Flash and
therefore will not work on iPads); to enter the online interface,
follow the live link at http://www.make-shift.net - we recommend
arriving 5-10 minutes before the start time to load the stage and chat
with other online audience members.
Please collect all the plastic you have used in the 24 hours before the
show (washed if necessary!) and have this with you for the performance.
Previous audiences have said:
/"a fantastic real-time experience that combined lots of elements"
"It was a great night and a very beautiful, thought- provoking and fun
"I've never experienced such a degree of live-ness on the internet"
"It made a very serious point without preaching"
"it conveys an intimate connection between performers, audience and arts
that is rare to find.
Yesterday I really thought i was forming a part of the art experience."/
For more information, visit http://www.make-shift.net
make-shift: devised and brokered by Paula Crutchlow and Helen Varley
Jamieson; a Blind Ditch project originally commissioned by Beaford Arts
and supported by UpStage (www.upstage.org.nz). These performances are
part of a regional (UK) and international tour supported by the National
Lottery through Arts Council England and Exeter Arts Council. If you are
interested in hosting a make-shift event in your home contact
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helen varley jamieson: creative catalyst