FREEDOM STUDIOS, CARBON: IMAGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
Freedom Studios is the home for new and experienced artists in Bradford bringing together audiences and communities by creating new work and other opportunities to engage with the arts.
Carbon Imagineering is a boutique digital innovation and R&D practice. It’s mission is to discover the elemental building blocks of the near future and fashion them into new experiences for their partners and clients.
Alongside R&D 3D and VR developers Carbon Imagineering and academics from the University of Leeds they will take two plays by Aina Khan and Asma Elbadawi – young writers from Bradford – and uses the ubiquity of mobile devices and the language of social media to allow viewers to enter and explore the story world alongside the characters.
Storycasting means that live performances are not only live streamed to large audiences, but by also streaming all the individual components of a story – characters, places, timelines, viewpoints – affords the ability to remix and navigate the story’s universe on the user’s own terms as participatory live stream.