‘Convergence‘ is a major exhibition by the RMIT Design Research Institute, now showing at the RMIT Design Hub. Â These photos are from the Circus Oz performance at the exhibition opening on 2nd May. Â You can see more photosÂ here. Convergence is the biggest public splash to date in the RMIT Design Hub since it opened in December. Â This exhibition is a… Read more →
Here are some glamour shots from when we were snapped at work on the Circus Oz Living Archive in the Design Hub by the famous architectural photographer John Gollings. The star of the shots is the new FABPOD designed by Nick Williams, John Cherrey and team from RMIT.
Thanks to Paul Isbel for this article in today’s artsHub about our project, the Circus Oz Living Archive
I’ve been told not to use captials since it comes across as shouting…so right now that is perfect. THE CIRCUS OZ LIVING ARCHIVE IS NOW LIVE TO THE PUBLIC! Take a look at this living, evolving archive atÂ http://archive.circusoz.com At this moment in time, you can see 621 acts and 65 stories, make your own collections and interact in multiple ways… Read more →
Here is a fabulous drawing by Nellie age 7 from the Champions’ Day. Â I’m the one in the stripes, holding a camera. Drawing from the Champions’ Day by Nellie, age 7.
The ‘Circus Oz Champions’Â have started to bring the archive to life by adding stories and data such as people, show names and tags, and cutting shows up into their individual acts.Â This Sunday, we hosted a ‘Champions’ Day’ at RMIT, kicking off with some champagne to get stories flowing out of the champions and into the archive. Â See more pictures here…. Read more →
Announcing our…. Symposium Thursday 4th and Friday 5th July 2013 RMIT Design Hub RMIT University, Melbourne Performing Digital: the Circus Oz Living Archive This two-day symposium discusses questions emerging as attempts are made to rethink and redefine contemporary practices of cultural heritage using digital technologies. In particular, the symposium focuses on the context of the performing arts and its… Read more →
A couple of times a year we have a Progress Review Meeting with all our project partners. Â Here are some things said by two of our external partners, Nick Herd and Pete Williams, from the last meeting in May. Â Pete Williams, Deloitte Digital How do you take this project and archive all we’ve done, but we can actually create… Read more →
On Saturday night I had an opportunity to see the ‘dance’ group STREB in Pittsburgh. They are from Brooklyn and more in the space of body work and performance and physics and shock than dance in a traditional sense. It was interesting in terms of COz – the lines between performance and illusion, of technology and body, of the… Read more →