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News

| dancedigital-Call for Papers |

The special issue on Embodiment, Interactivity and Digital Performance explores questions, dialogues and themes emerging from the 2014 dancedigital Festival. Becoming more pervasive and diverse, digital dance practices propose new understandings of embodiment in which the practitioner negotiates a complex configuration of individual biological, experiential, social and technological data.

| BOOK YOUR PLACE ON THE #EDTN CONFERENCE |


dancedigital Essex Join us for the dance conference of the year!

The EDTN Conference is Essex’s annual event specifically designed for both educational and community artists and teacher’s that deliver or lead on dance in schools or community settings.

All of the workshop sessions are aimed to cover new and developed ideas for both artists in the community and private settings and for teachers in education.

Delivering are:
Edel Quin Safe in Dance practice
Louise Klarnett Early Years ideas
Liz Foster ROH Dance Dynamic programme
Hayley Ryan and Tim Casson Dance and Technology
StopGap Dance Company Choreography Ideas and Inclusive Practice

Eventbrite - Essex Dance Teachers Network Annual Conference
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| formXtended |

Since March this year dancedigital is researching and developing a software for SEN schools. The endeavour is funded by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts – Nesta, Arts & Humanities Research Council and public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
Our great team is working together with Columbus School, Chelmsford, Lakeside School, Welwyn Garden City and Oakmere School,Potters Bar. Have a look and meet the team. Or follow us, if you like.

| dancedigital FutureNetwork |

The dancedigital FutureNetwork brings professional dance and technology artists to your school to work with the teachers and young people to explore new ways of learning. The framework offers schools a combination of artist led workshops with young people, mentoring and training sessions for teachers, the opportunity to see professional dance and technology work on stage and engage in the creation of a technology driven dance work that will be showcased in professional environment.

| Things we like |


Google’s mobile-augmented reality game Ingress just ( well, today-14.07.14) launched for iOS devices.
The title’s story centers around The Enlightened and The Resistance, two factions who compete against each other to unlock clues about a mystical technology. Events in the game progress in real-time as Google delivers new clues each week, while players claim local landmarks in the real-world to earn points for their respective team. One might ask if the thing with the augmented reality goes anywhere, but hey ;)

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