Artists, Communities and talking about Arts Practice
Sep26

Artists, Communities and talking about Arts Practice

Why we Need More Artists Talking about their Process Samuel Fry   Artists have always spoken and written publicly about their work. To some extent, the arts have thrived on the publicity from artists speaking about art; whether at showcases of their own work, or in talks about art history or artistic movements. Sometimes, artists take the time to speak openly about their process and how they create their work. I believe that we...

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Broadcasting in the Arts
Aug29

Broadcasting in the Arts

Tenth episode of TECHnique podcast discusses Broadcasting in the Arts Create Hub release a new TECHnique podcast, which includes conversations about broadcasting, archiving and creating digital art.   Create Hub have released a new episode of their monthly TECHnique podcast. This episode is hosted by Samuel Fry who talks to, the former London Philharmonic Orchestra Digital Projects Manager, Martin Franklin about his art and his...

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FuturePlay Tech Zone – Review
Aug06

FuturePlay Tech Zone – Review

An interactive playground where art met tech Samuel Fry   A space full of interactive games and gadgets is on show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. The concept of bringing cutting-edge work at the intersection of art and technology at the fringe was originally launched last year, when it was called the Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival. This year’s showcase has been rebranded as FuturePlay and it is being...

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Review – Foreign Radical
Aug06

Review – Foreign Radical

Theatrical game explores security, profiling, privacy and freedom of expression Samuel Fry   The Terrorist Watchlist is a database of people who are “reasonably suspected” of being involved in terrorist activity. Theatre Conspiracy‘s Edinburgh Fringe show Foreign Radical asks its audience to put themselves in a position of power, where they decide whether or not a man accused of extremist sympathies should be...

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Review – Séance
Aug05

Review – Séance

15 minutes of theatre in the dark Samuel Fry   Two years ago, I went to a show at the Pleasance during Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival. I left the people that I knew, was given a seat number, put on some headphones and walked into completely dark room. There were no lights to be seen. People around me rustled and shifted in their seats. I felt unsettled. Then a soft, French, female voice whispered to me from behind. She was to...

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