Call: Invitation to online/offline performances of ‘Start Operation Systems (S.O.S.)’

INVITATION to Start Operation Systems

Performers in London and around the world on the web guide their audiences in a playful exploration of a technologically cutting-edge and emotionally magical journey.

Do you know the legend of the full moon? There will be ships, stars, the sea, the full moon, and you!

What is real? What is the space around us made of? Where are we now? Who are we? Can we share a body?

We invite you to come and Start Operating the System.

The work in progress performances will take place on:

Thursday 10th of January
Friday 11th of January
Saturday 12th of January

At 7.30pm UK time

Suggested donation at the door: £5

Onsite location:
Mostart, 86 Stoke Newington High St, N16 7PA

Online location:

About Start Operation Systems (S.O.S):

S.O.S aims to bring together online and onsite performers and audiences by taking advantage of the Internet and creating a sense of community using cooperation in order to explore means of communication between remote places while using different media.

During the devised process we explore different connections in different media. The first challenge is to bridge the onsite performative language with the performative language online. Mediating 3D space into a 2D image that moves in a 2D world and vice versa.

S.O.S uses TAP (online performance application, which was developed by Suzon Fuks during a fellowship in Australia; The rehearsal process introduced performers and theatre makers in London to the TAP and challenged them to work with it and discover different interactions and connections with multi-national performers in worldwide locations.

The project is initiated and lead by Hedva Eltanani, a performance practitioner and the founder of Steer, a method and tools provider for performance making.

About Hedva Eltanani

Eltanani is a performance practitioner. She founded Steer, a method and tools provider for performance making that enhances the importance of creating a clear intention towards the audience. She earned an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and she has participated in various performance conferences and collaborated in different performances onsite, online and on mixed sites since.

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