Audience: The Innocent Bystander?

RCS and The Arches present

Audience: The Innocent Bystander?

A symposium as part of Into The New 2013

Wed 16 Jan 2013 | 4pm-6pm | Free but ticketed (call 0141 565 1000 to reserve your place)

Who makes up the audience?
Who is your audience?
What is the role of the audience?
How might interactive and participatory work invite an engaged and active audience and what are the politics of this?
When is the audience the performer?
Does the audience have a role in creating the work or are they an innocent bystander?

Inviting responses from artists, academics, researchers and practitioners, this discussion event looks at the role of the audience in contemporary performance practice, allowing for a critical and discursive space to debate and challenge perceptions of audiences.

This is a free event but booking is required – to reserve a space please call the Arches Box Office on 0141 565 1000.