Body, Space and Time in Networked Performance
Proceedings from Remote Encounters: Connecting bodies, collapsing spaces and temporal ubiquity in networked performance conference 2013

Issue editors: Garrett Lynch and Rea Dennis

Garrett Lynch, networked artist and Senior Lecturer, University of South Wales.
Rea Dennis performance artist and Lecturer, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University, Australia.

Keywords: networked performance, conference, space, time, technology, collaboration

This special issue of Liminalities has been compiled from the outcomes of the conference Remote Encounters: Connecting bodies, collapsing spaces and temporal ubiquity in networked performance held at the University of South Wales on the 11th and 12th of April 2013. By providing an overview of contributions to the issue this editorial aims to both introduce networked performance to a new readership and for those already practicing in the field assemble and present the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary practice that can be considered as networked performance. Contributor's research themes, practice issues and their creative solutions are identified revealing common threads of enquiry running throughout the issue. In addition notable papers and performances from the conference that have not been included in this issue are discussed briefly.

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Garrett Lynch (IRL) is an artist, lecturer, curator and theorist. His work deals with networks (in their most open sense) within an artistic context; the spaces between artist, artworks and audience as a means, site and context for artistic initiation, creation and discourse. Garrett is currently Senior Lecturer in New Media at the Faculty of Creative Industries, University of South Wales.

Rea Dennis is an Australian artist and scholar with a particular interest in relational dramaturgy, performed memory; and the body in performance. She lectures in Drama and Performance at Deakin University.

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