As part of the four-year EU-funded cooperation PlayOn! of 9 theatres - including the Theater Dortmund and its sixth division: the Academy for Theatre and Digitality - and 8 universities, the Pilot Theatre and the Digital Creativity Labs invited to 3 days full of exciting demonstrations, innovative lectures and interesting discussions at the Guildhall in York in the UK.
It was all about further developing immersive technologies for theatre and public spaces. The focus was on various XR technologies, all immersive technologies that combine computer-generated environments and objects with the real world. How can virtuality be connected to reality? What does this mean for public space, theatre and the stage? All this was discussed by an international panel of experts and will soon find its way into the public domain.