Poetic Societies is a multilocational and multimedia performance art laboratory for creating celebratory cross-cultural memories. We use new technologies to cultivate empathy among distanced communities. Our projects explore poetic living as resource for advancing social, political, economic, environmental, and communicational systems.



Learn about “[]the line,” our last two-channel telepresence performance and new media workshop between Detroit and Tehran.


We are currently working on “The Enemy of My Enemy,” a four-channel telepresence theater piece between China, Iran, Russia, and the US in collaboration with The Hinterlands.



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