[NetBehaviour] "Digital Handshake" - live online this weekend

helen varley jamieson helen at creative-catalyst.com
Fri Nov 7 10:57:05 CET 2014

Join us online this weekend for an improvised cyberformance on the topic
of networked bodies, /Digital Handshake/, as part of the event Networked
Bodies - Digital Performance Weekender
<http://issuu.com/mirena/docs/networked_bodies_programme_a2c24d4f34fbef> (7-9
November). The performance will take place simultaneously online and at
Watermans <http://www.watermans.org.uk/> in London, at *6.30pm UK time
on Saturday 7 November 2014*.

Find your local time here <http://tinyurl.com/ptyrrve>; a link to the
stage will be available *here* <http://upstage.org.nz/blog/?p=6272> half
an hour before show-time.

/Networks, despite many past promises of disembodiment and
internationalism through the obsolescence of both bodies and
geographical boundaries -- promises now widely perceived as obsolete --
are still experienced by subjects that remain both embodied and
geographically situated (Cohen, 2012: 11) As Cohen argues, not only are
networks firmly connected to material bodies and physical geographies,
but they also play "an increasingly significant role in constructing
embodied experience" (ibid), by both empowering and configuring the
"networked self" (Cohen, 2012: 12)./

The cyberformance will be presented by Christina Papagiannouli and Evi
Stamatiou on site in London, and online by Helen Varley Jamieson,
Miljana Peric' and Vicki Smith.


helen varley jamieson
helen at creative-catalyst.com <mailto:helen at creative-catalyst.com>
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