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Interaction is a relationship.

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03 Nov 2014 / in News, play

“It’s good sex. It’s bad conversation. It’s indeterminate behaviour, and it’s redundant result. It’s many things, none of which can be done alone. Interaction is a process that dictates communication. It can also be a communication that dictates process. It provides options, necessitates a change in pace and changes you as you change it.” says […]

The most fun to be had in the whole of Europe

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17 Oct 2014 / in News

When you make a noise into a little cone, the rope light that comes out the other end turns your sound into a moving rhythmic heartbeat of lights and then, where it touches the wall, those lights explode out into geometric patterns in direct correlation to the sounds you made. When you peer through the […]

How much space does the public get?

Avian Avenue is a interactive story about an ordinary terraced house in Stoke that passers by can stop to play. Projection mapped onto the side of a boarded up house, its an invitation to reimagine the past and future of these silent shells that are held in limbo across inner city landscapes of many of our […]

On Maps

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11 Aug 2014 / in News

“What do you consider the largest map that would be really useful?” “About six inches to the mile.” “Only six inches!” exclaimed Mein Herr. “We very soon got to six yards to the mile. Then we tried a hundred yards to the mile. And then came the grandest idea of all! We actually made a […]

Designing for disorientation:

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14 Jul 2014 / in News

From Imperica  Last weekend, Door Into the Dark premiered at the Sheffield International Documentary Festival. Its not a film; there are no screens to look at. In fact, you won’t be able to see anything for the duration of the piece because it will be completely dark.     Door into the Dark is the first answer we at […]

What is to be done? War, guilt and art.

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15 May 2014 / in News

Now is the Time to Say Nothing opens this week at the Young Vic Theatre. It began with a difficult brief. Run a series of workshops with young people in London about Syria and from that create a durational installation, part theatre, part film, part performance. (Although performed only by the audience following instruction on […]

Done in the Dark: Part 2 – Food and Love

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17 Feb 2014 / in dark, food, love

Last night I spent 6 hours blindfolded. Save a 30 second breather that I had to take about 2 hours in when it started to feel like torture. All in the name of Love. So they said. The night which was run by our friend Steve at The Russet, involved a seven course meal resplendent […]

Done in the Dark: Part 1 – Houses

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17 Feb 2014 / in dark

A description of walking around a flat I had never visited with a blind fold on…

A feel for a good story – Sensory Architecture

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15 Feb 2014 / in architecture

Door Into the Dark has found its family. For now we have subsituted our editor for a set designer and our composer for an architect. And a talented pair at that. Felicity Hicks was assitant art designer on Skyfall and is working with us in her downtime till the next Bond. Tabitha Pope launched Recycles […]

It’s behind you! – can binaural ever play nice?

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10 Feb 2014 / in News

This weekend I had my nieces and nephew stay over – three of them aged 6 to 11. They wandered around the house looking for ibeacons off the Calvium app, and amongst the audio there was a little surprise. A binaural recording of someone moving around quite close to you and then wandering away and […]