Livestream 101 Workshop with Vijay Mathew
May 26th from 12:00pm-2:00pm EST
The basics of livestreaming performance: equipment, software and planning.
HowlRound co-founder and Cultural Strategist Vijay Mathew will cover the starting points of how to livestream from home. This workshop will demystify the difficulty of livestreaming and to help you to understand the benefits of livestreaming for the arts field and your work.
You will come away with an understanding of what you need to produce a high-quality livestream: both in-person and in the context of physical distancing. In the past year, Vijay supervised the production of more than 500 livestreamed events on behalf of HowlRound. When using internet technologies, he is passionate about the intersections of accessibility, inclusion, the climate emergency, social change, and a post-carbon future.
This workshop is also part of Volcano’s Conservatory Digital Skills Edition
Tech Requirements: This workshop will be held on Zoom. Participants will need access to a Google Chrome web browser.
Access: Rev captions for this workshop will be available if selected at registration. If you require further access supports to participate please contact FOLDA’s Access Manager Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Facilitator: Vijay Mathew (he/him) is the Cultural Strategist and Co-Founder of HowlRound Theatre Commons, Emerson College. In the past decade, Vijay has helped to build the organizational capacity for several hundred nonprofit organizations worldwide to livestream their conferences, panel discussions, and performances — with an emphasis on prioritizing accessibility, inclusion, and resource efficiency. In the past year, Vijay supervised the production of more than 500 livestreamed events on behalf of HowlRound. When using internet technologies, he is passionate about the intersections of accessibility, inclusion, the climate emergency, social change, and a post-carbon future. All of his work in these areas has been informed by a “commons” philosophy and social-justice values. Vijay has a MFA from New School University, New York, a BA from University of Chicago, and an artistic background as an ensemble-based filmmaker and theatremaker. He is a board member of Double Edge Theatre located in rural Ashfield, Massachusetts, USA.
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