The Kitchen Orchestra Online
Digital mediation and collective practice
Keywords:blog, collective, digital, media, performance, video, website
This article reports on a practice-led research project into digital mediation of a collective performance as part of a jazz festival in Stavanger, Norway. In the days leading up to the event, online audiences were able to engage with the participants, and thus contribute to the mediation of the collective practice as well as, to a more limited extent, the collective practice itself. The ways in which audiences and participants construct meaning from these engagements are explored and opportunities to consider and further develop ‘medium-appropriate mediation’ of collective practice are highlighted.
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