Re: Did you get what was supposed to be happening?

Richard Povall (
Tue, 23 Mar 1999 07:40:00 +0000

>When I am going to a performance, I may or may not want technical
>information about it, but if the performer doesn't want me to give it, it's
>her/his choice. If I will see and/or feel that what the performer would
>like me to see/feel, is another matter. If not, there is probably a
>communication error, either on my side, the performers side or somewhere in

Yes and no. Dori is right to say that conferences should be a forum where
the technical aspects of the piece can be discussed - and indeed they were
in many of the works-in-progress showings that allowed for discussion

I don't want to be boring about thism (Y A W N), but I still say that the
piece should be allowed to stand its own FIRST so that the audience is
responsing to the piece, not to the technology. By all means, afterwards,
reveal the technologies and open discussion.


R i c h a r d P o v a l l
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