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Registration is now open for the Department of Theatre, Film, Television 7th Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Tuesday 31 May 2016, 10.00AM

Exploring hyperreality, imagination and metafiction in the creative and visual arts

PG Symposium 2016 programme (PDF , 176kb)

This year's Postgraduate symposium aims to discuss a number of contemporary topics from interactive storytelling to metafiction in visual culture and immersive, site-specific and sight-responsive theatre.

We are very pleased to announce a keynote discussion from O’Neil Ross a collaborative partnership best described as cultural curators, who specialise in working in found spaces and the public realm.

Recent works produced by O’Neil Ross include partnerships with Aldeburgh Festival, Bompass & Parr, The Hospital Club, London Contemporay Orchestra (RPS shortlist 2013),  Secret Cinema, London Symphony Orchestra, Shakespeare's Globe, Opera Holland Park, RAMBERT, Roundhouse, Saatchi Gallery, Vivienne Westwood, Wilderness Festival, Frogner Dance, Tim Casson, Neo Futurist Collective, and the National Trust.

We also very pleased to welcome researchers from across the UK who are presenting a number of papers which explore hyperreality, imagination and metafiction in the creative and visual arts. We look forward to lively, interesting and engaging debate and discussion. 

Registration is via a Googleform.

The department of Theatre, Film and Television is located at the University of York Campus East, Baird Lane, Heslington East, York, YO10 5BG

Sarah Hoyle PhD Candidate,
Department of Theatre Film and Television
University of York:

Location: Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media