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Barcelona and London, virtually dancing together

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New technologies pushed forward by academic and research networks allow artists located at more than 1,500 kilometers far away to virtually perform in a single dance show, as happened during the fifth Network Performing Arts Production Workshop (NPAPW) held in London on May 5th. A group of artists, some in London and some in Barcelona, have virtually danced together thanks to the support of SPECIFI technologies and other academic/research networks. Using music, theater, dance, computer-generated graphics and live connections, the artists have told the story of a girl trapped in a cold and mundane existence who escapes into an alternate cyber-world in her dreams. In London, the performance has taken place in the Britten Theatre, whereas in Barcelona the event has been run at MACBA’s facilities. Read more here