Opera co-creation for a social transformation

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The main objectives of TRACTION are as follows

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To use new ideas of co-creation and participatory art to involve citizens in the creative process of opera.

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To empower people and communities in three trials: inner-city Barcelona, a youth prison in Leiria and rural communities in Ireland.

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To embrace new technologies in order to establish an effective participatory production workflow and to explore novel audio-visual art representation formats.

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To provoke an impact on the relationship between opera and digital technology.

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