Readings and other conversation pieces will be posted a few days before on the Liveness Discord server. Get in touch if you like to join us. All are welcome!
Winter Term 2021
Upcoming episodes (10am – 12pm):
Feb 16 – Locative tech – On the state of locative tech – what is and isn’t feasible these days? How does different locative tech scale or not? This episode will be led by, Jorge Lopes Ramos and Jade Maravala of ZU-UK.
Mar 2 – Spring Break
Mar 23 – Trust – what is trust and why does it matter for liveness and games? How might it be cultivated or not?
April 6 – Endings – what marks the end of a liveness experience? Better and worse endings? Open or closed, high or low? What makes for a fulfilling ending for players and creators.
Apr 20 – Care – techniques and methods in caring for players/audiences before, during and after an experience. Is care integral to liveness in ways that it isn’t for other media forms.
On Liveness – A primer on liveness in relation to interactive performances.
Things – what is the role of things in liveness experience design? Object-narrators vs mediators? Design ideas around the use of “things”.