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Digital Mentorship

The Digital Mentoring Program is an opportunity for artists to extend their practice and audience into the digital space by producing a piece of video content that is an accompaniment to their existing performance work or practice. 

Three artists/companies will receive mentoring on the creation and production of original digital video content at the state-of-the-art Opera House Broadcast Studio (OHBS). The artists will be supported by expert technicians including a video director, editor and sound engineer and will participate in a series of masterclasses and consultation sessions to assist them in making their work.

Once the video pieces have been produced, the Sydney Opera House marketing team will provide specialist advice in digital marketing and support the distribution of the works.

Timeline:

Program commences 12 Feb 2018
Video Production Masterclass 12 Feb - 16 Feb 2018
Production Mentorship 19 Feb - 27 Apr 2018
Marketing Consulation 27 Apr - 7 May 2018

2018 Digital Mentorship Artists

Cat Jones

Cat Jones is an interdisciplinary artist, writer and researcher working across live art, performance, audio-visual installation and site-specific experiences. Cat will be creating a short feature documentary on her acclaimed piece Somatic Drifts, which will include participant’s personal narratives of the live work, scientist’s perspectives and new scientific studies it has inspired.

 

 

Tom Hogan 

Tom Hogan is a multidisciplinary artist working in composition, theatre and digital projects. His work centres on authenticity and personal mythology, often using comedy and unreliable histories. He currently hosts the podcast Obscure Music History. He also presents written and performance work under the moniker of Scott Sandwich. For the mentorship, Tom will be adapting Alien Carl Sagen, a solo performance lecture and storytelling work into a short film.

 

Victoria Hunt

Victoria Hunt is a dancer-choreographer and performance maker. Central to her work is the role of women's ceremonial lore and contemporary Indigenous politics. Victoria will be collaborating with composer James Brown and video artist Borris Bagattini to create MOKOPUNA (working title), a video work that shares Victoria's story as a kaitiaki (custodian) of HINEMHI, and aims to unravel the complexities Indigenous people face within the politics of recognition and sovereignty.