Dr Fahrudin Salihbegovic

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Fahrudin Salihbegovic (Nuno) is Wallscourt Fellow in Performance and Performance Technologies at UWE Bristol, and the co-founder of Studio for Electronic Theatre (http://setlab.eu). Fahrudin’s research focuses on integration of the cutting-edge immersive digital technologies into performance design and practice. As a practitioner, Fahrudin has directed theatre performances, designed digital scenographies and created multimedia installations for museums and galleries. The projects he directed and designed have been performed and exhibited internationally. In his scholarly work, he specialises in the history and theory of multimedia theatre and performance technology.

His current research project focuses on developing the prototype of CYBERAMA: reconfigurable, responsive architectural space which integrates smart construction materials, cutting-edge software and multimedia technologies, with the aim of providing a new kind of stage for the emerging performance practices.

Fahrudin hes published a book on the use of digital media in theatre practice (Directed Cyber Theatre, 2013), as well as a number of articles and chapters in peer-reviewed journals and edited collections. His particular focus is on the twentieth century avant-garde and contemporary theatre practice involving media computing. He has written on the work of, amongst others, Adolphe Appia, Bauhaus Stage Workshop (Schlemmer and Moholy- Nagy), German political/multimedia theatre (Erwin Piscator), the multimedia theatre of Josef Svoboda, and the contemporary digital performances of Complicite, Mark Coniglio and Frieder Weiss. 


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