What does “good” look like for digital projects in the Performing Arts?

This IMZ Academy Session will take place in the course of Karajan Music Tech Conference and examine the crucial relationship between technological + creative innovation through the shortlisted projects of the Fedora Digital Prize.

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This year marks the beginning of a new partnership between the IMZ and Fedora, the European Platform supporting innovation in opera and ballet. For the first time a prize for digital projects will take its place alongside Fedora’s prestigious prizes for opera, ballet and education, with the IMZ acting as expert partner in the competition process. Among all shortlisted projects, four digital projects will be selected and announced for crowdfunding support in the course of the Karajan Music Tech Conference in Salzburg, Austria. The overall winner will be announced in June.

To mark this new initiative and to acknowledge the importance of digital innovation for the Performing Arts, Peter Maniura and Katharina Jeschke will introduce the shortlisted projects and through them examine the crucial relationship between technological and creative innovation. They will offer insights into what makes a really good creative collaboration and a successful audience experience. They will also offer some reflections on potential guidelines and criteria for commissioning groundbreaking and excellent opera and ballet native digital projects.



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