[caption id="attachment_2238" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Henry Stobart talks us through the making of VCDs by musicians in the Bolivian highlands[/caption] Three weeks have passed since the Symposium - enough time to reflect...
SYMPOSIUM: DIGITAL FOLK 1; PARTICIPATORY ARTS IN THE DIGITAL AGE
27th November 2015, 10am – 5pm
University of Sheffield,
The Engineering Faculty Boardroom, Mappin Building, S1 3JD
Only one week to go and we can announce our line-up! We are really excited by such a varied and illustrious group of speakers and look forward to seeing you there. There are a couple of spaces left, so if you’ve been umming and aahing about coming, check out the eventbrite page for the event and sign up.
|10:00 – 10:30||Registration & Coffee|
|10:30 – 11:00||Introduction: Simon Keegan Phipps (University of Sheffield)
|11:00 – 11:45||Speaker: Sita Popat (University of Leeds) – Virtually Touching: Embodied engagement in virtual and mixed reality art installations|
|11:45 – 12:30||Speaker: Kerrie Schaefer (University of Exeter) – Community Performance and Asymmetries of Digital Access and Creative Production|
|12:30 – 1:30||Lunch|
|1:30 – 2:15||Speaker: Henry Stobart (Royal Holloway, University of London) – Digital access, agency and creativity – or just amateurism? Indigenous music video (VCD) production in highland Bolivia|
|2:15 – 3:00||Speaker: David Gauntlett (University of Westminster) – Digital folk cultures that are not digital *folk* cultures|
|3:00 – 3:30||Coffees|
|3:30 – 4:15||Speaker: George McKay (University of East Anglia) – Connected Communities, community music and the congregationist imperative|
|4:15 – 5:00||Discussant: Nicola Dibben (University of Sheffield)