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UrbanDig Project explores teleconferencing as an interactive narrative medium

On May 29-31, UrbanDig Project (www.urbandigproject.org) coordinated a free-entry online three-day workshop on co-designing narrative performances How can the art of storytelling take advantage of the interaction, self-direction and the varying degrees of privacy that teleconferencing provides in a show? Is there anything in teleconferencing that inspires performing artists? With the physical presence absent, what new opportunities for "meeting" with the public are there in teleconference? We invited storytellers and live-artists to explore how performing arts can take advantage of the possibilities of teleconferencing and internet interaction. The invitation had a special result: 22 parti