As part of our ongoing partnership with Sheffield Doc/Festival and the Alternate Realities Summit, we have launched new initiative Alternate Territories.
Alternate territories is a 4 day programme which brings together an international cohort of artists, curators and leaders from the immersive, interactive and cultural sector.
The cohort includes 15 participants from South America, South Asia, South East Asia, The Middle East, Wider Europe and Sub Saharan Africa. As part of the Alternate Territories programme, the cohort will participate in tailored workshops embedded into the festival, attend the Alternate Realities summit, and immerse themselves in 4 days of knowledge exchange.
Throughout the programme, the cohort will explore the theme of what it means to live in in a digital world and how that world looks from different territories. In 2019 the programme has been inspired by the themes of The British Council’s web season, we often think of the digital realm as borderless, but are there border’s we can’t see?
Alternate Realities is a strand of Sheffield DocFest, it is a world leading programme of interactive and immersive art works focused on non-fiction; the programme explores game changing forms of storytelling, through film, art, performance and technology.
You can check out the full schedule for Alternate Realities programme here