Future Physical WEAR ME!!!¹ Arts & Technology programme and FoAm VzW
and partners bring UK premier of txOom to the Hippodrome Circus Space in
txOom [textiles in bloom] is a responsive PlaySpace where wearable
architecture and evolving media worlds blend, engendering a rich and
Participants will be able to create and influence their own audio-visual
landscapes as they tangle in textiles and literally wear and expand the
space through their movements and gestures, hence causing physical and
digital worlds to converge and stretch. Each player is sensed by the
playSpace using motion sensors and vision tracking systems incorporated into
the fabric of the space. Gradually, the social interaction between the
participants, the responsive sound and visuals projected throughout the
PlaySpace will transform and grow.
In Great Yarmouth, an important part of the site specific environment is
being developed through interaction with local communities , involving
creative user workshops researching involvement, playfulness, creativity and
learning in responsive environments. (in collaboration with SeaChange)
:::Dates and opening hours: 1.12.2002 - 8.12.2002, from 11am to 7pm, except
4.12.2002 (1pm - 8pm) and 8.12.2002 (11pm - 3pm)
::Location: Hippodrome Circus Space, St. George Road, Great Yarmouth,
:::::Tickets: £4/£2 concessions for 30 minute sessions.
:::Box office: 01493 844172. Only 8 people per session. Bookings in advance
required. For all ages 5yrs +.
txOom is developed by FoAM VzW in collaboration with Time'sUp (Austria),
Physical (UK), Interactive Institute (Sweden), KIBLA (Slovenia) and several
independent artists and technologists.
major funding support:
Culture 2000 Programme of the European Union.
Ministry of the Flemish Community, Belgium.
Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, The
FUTURE PHYSICAL (East England Arts/shinkansen in association with the Arts
Council of England New Audience Programme), UK
txOom is based on the TGarden system (copyright sponge, FoAM and associates)
for detailed credits see http://fo.am/txoom/credits.html
WEAR ME!!! Is a co-production between Future Physical (shinkansen/East
England Arts), Plan B, FoAm VzW and Norwich Arts Centre in co-operation with
SeaChange, Magna, Xybernaut and The Forum with funding assistance from
Culture 2000 framework of the European Commission, Arts Council National
Touring Programme and PlayGarden.