Punchdrunk – The Oracles In collaboration with Grumpy Sailor and Google Creative Labs. Wirless system to control addressable LED drivers in props, to be integrated with their theatrical control system, and a failsafe manual trigger system. https://www.punchdrunk.org.uk/the-oracles/ photos by Paul J Cochrane
Solo For Two – Jean Abreu Dance Two dancers, a man and a woman, two sides of the same coin, are caught in a struggle to find their place in the world. In an interactive environment, a little robot called ‘Macheba’ both interacts and observes the dancers, mirroring and absorbing our human identities. Solo for Two This thought-provoking work examines human-computer interactions. This new, work features interactivity with “Macheba”, a two-headed female robot which performs with human dancers.
A guided tour, on which you take a walk through time, watching as future architecture appears before your eyes and hear what different worlds might sound like. In Millennium Square (Bristol), a place which marks a significant turning point in time, Uninvited Guests and Duncan Speakman collaborated with audiences to imagine possible futures for this public plaza. Billennium Square relies on data transmission between the audiences and a visual artist collaborating from off site.
In a captivating multi-sensory experience that goes beyond dance, Jean Abreu Dance’s work is a celebration of the strange beauty of life, and one man’s scientific exploration of his flesh and blood that leads him in search of the composition of his soul.