Liam Jarvis speaks to Jules Pretty about his work on inter-pandemic theatre-making, evolving digital performance practices and his new book, 'Postdigital Performances of Care: Technology & Pandemic'. Plus, what does the future of audience etiquette look like?
Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, University of Essex
I am a researcher-practitioner, teacher, writer and theatre director. At present, I am Co-director of the Centre for Theatre Research (CTR) and a Senior Lecturer in Theatre in the Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies at the University of Essex. My research and teaching interests include Postdigital and Intermedial Performance, Embodiment and Immersion in Contemporary Performance, Science-art Interdisciplinarity and Object-led Theatre. In 2021, I was awarded a Times Higher Education's 'Most Innovative Teacher of the Year' Award (sponsored by Advance HE).