techniques for interactive art by Blast Theory
Hours and dates
- Oct 28 from 10:00 to 13:00
Matt Adams co-founded Blast Theory in 1991. The group make interactive art to explore social and political questions.
Blast Theory has shown work at the Venice Biennale, Sundance Film Festival and Tate Britain. The group collaborate frequently with the Mixed Reality lab at the University of Nottingham and Matt has co-authored 45 academic papers. Awards include the Golden Nica at Prix Ars Electronica, the Nam June Paik Art Center Award and four BAFTA nominations.
Matt has curated at Tate Modern and at the ICA in London. He has lectured at Stanford University, the Royal College of Art and the Sorbonne.
Workshops and MasterclassesBlast Theory techniques for interactive art
Brian Eno describes interactive art as “unfinished”. In this workshop participants will be introduced to Blast Theory’s approach for creating interactive artworks. Matt will explain how Blast Theory combine games design, theatrical techniques and contemporary art to make works that are unique in form and invite the public to take risks.
You will learn strategies for thinking about interactivity and you will design and test your own interactive experience.