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Saturday, April 13 • 16:30 - 18:30
Annastina Haapasaari & Olli Tähtinen: Memories of the Future: Immersive & Experiential Storytelling

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Online registration is *not* required to attend this workshop. Spots will be assigned on a first-come first-served basis, so make sure to be at the workshop location at least 20 minutes before the starting time.

During this 2-hour flash workshop the participants come up with ideas and evolve them into concrete concepts for an immersive art piece. The participants have a chance to submit their concept for Opera Beyond initiative and compete for a 75.000€ production budget to make their concept a reality.

The workshop will teach you new methods for the ideation and development phases of your future projects, and equip you with templates and exercises that tackle artistic and technical aspects of your idea.

Opera Beyond is an immersive journey by the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. Expanding over many years, the project will produce several immersive art experiences and explore the role of emerging technology in performing arts.

At its first act, the project has launched an open call (https://operabeyond.com/submit-entry/) for immersive creators. Opera Beyond will also host First Session conference at the crossroads of arts and tech, May 30th - 31st in Helsinki.

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Annastina Haapasaari (FI)

Finnish National Opera and Ballet
Annastina is a project manager currently running the Opera Beyond project at the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. Having a background in cinema and communication, she is now visioning how to push the boundaries of and bring in tech to traditional art forms such as opera and bal... Read More →
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Olli Tähtinen (FI)

Olli is an awarded digital designer and immersive director. He combines his experienceof digital experience design together with a background on visual storytelling in entertainment and advertising. Olli produces and curates events and workshops in the immersive fields.

Saturday April 13, 2019 16:30 - 18:30 CEST
Workshop 2