Blast Theory

Blast Theory is renowned internationally as one of the most adventurous artists’ groups using interactive media, creating groundbreaking new forms of performance and interactive art that mixes audiences across the internet, live performance and digital broadcasting. Led by Matt Adams, Ju Row Farr and Nick Tandavanitj, the group’s work explores the social and political aspects of technology. Drawing on popular culture and games, the work often blurs the boundaries between the real and the fictional.

Four times BAFTA Award nominated, Blast Theory have shown work at Tate Britain, Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney, ICC in Tokyo, Sundance Film Festival, the Venice Biennale and the Royal Opera House. The group has won the Golden Nica for Interactive Art at Prix Ars Electronica and the Maverick Award at the Game Developers Choice Awards in the USA.

Image credits:
The Thing I’ll Be Doing For The Rest Of My Life, 2013, commissioned by the Aichi Triennale in Nagoya, Japan, photo by YAMAGUCHI Takayuki.
You Get Me, 2008, Deloitte Ignite Festival, Royal Opera House, London.

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