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"Hybrid Space": A place that transcends borders and interface for art, research and encounter

When 2020 Corona led to global lockdown, the term "hybrid" suddenly became inevitable in the creative and cultural scene. Live experiences had largely been eliminated, and this hardship encouraged cultural festivals, visual artists, performers, and theaters to explore new ways of delivery.

In technology, "hybrid" refers to a system in which two technologies are combined. The special feature is that the elements brought together represent solutions in themselves, but by bringing them together new desirable properties can emerge.

This can of course be applied just as well in the cultural sphere, and at the same time raised questions about its feasibility. What are the possibilities for realizing collaborative formats and interactive cultural production via the Internet? What are the requirements for low-latency transmission of audio and video? How can audience engagement be achieved? What are the ways to extend the physical space of stages?