Image. Luke Lebihan
“Katie Dale-Everett Dance’s work Digital Tattoo presents an interesting perspective on a topic that is very immediate in todays digital culture.” Scott Ramsay, CEO, New Theatre Royal
WHAT IF OUR ONLINE INFORMATION WERE DIGITAL TATTOOS?
WHAT WOULD YOURS SAY ABOUT YOU?
WOULD YOU WISH FOR THE RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN?
It has been proposed that our digital information will last longer than we will ourselves in the flesh. The average person spends 8 hours and 41 minutes per day on electronic devices, over 313 million people use Twitter and over 400 million people use Instagram everyday.
Today because of this, we all have a digital tattoo, an unconscious data trail which will outlive ourselves in the flesh. Though we are regularly told about the potential risks of participating online, we often choose to ignore the inherent consequences of this in favour of social gratification, convenience and shareability.
Digital Tattoo is a live interdisciplinary work that mixes dance with interactive projection. The work exposes the permanence of our online actions and questions the identity of both the physical and virtual self.
Choreographed by Katie Dale-Everett
Original cast Erini Apostolatou and Andrea Carozzi 2015,
Performed at Otherplace Productions, 2015.
Touring, 2017. Please see tour dates.
Previous tour dates:
The Circle Arts Centre, Friday, 21st April 2017.
“Katie Dale-Everett Dance presents a well crafted programme of digital dance works which marry both the digital and dance in a sophisticated
way that is highly executed by her dancers.” Vicki Hargreaves, The Point Dance Development Manager
“The sound was beautifully organic and complimented the dance beautifully. The relationships of the two performers was lovely. I also love that nothing was ‘spoon fed’, the work was not trying to be dogmatic with the information”
“The layering, the emotion, the varying cultural representations, the minute movements that everybody could connect to and laugh along with like dancing on a balcony in a nightclub. Roller coaster of digital, visual and oral stimulation. Superb!!”