Blindscape: iPhone technology and circus arts combined – video feature

Described as “a boundary-breaking exploration of circus through smartphone technology”, we at AussieTheatre couldn’t help but be intrigued by Blindscape, a brand new show which mediates circus through interactive iPhone technology at Melbourne’s Next Wave Festival. What’s not to love, right?

Matt Edwards recently caught up with producer of Blindscape Skye Gellmann and physical theatre performer Kieran Law to talk about the show, interactive circus and their innovative use of technology.

“Our personal technologies have become an extension of ourselves. Blindscape looks to exploit that connection to engage its audience in a visceral environment that disintegrates the real and virtual boundaries”, says Gellmann.

Check out our exclusive video interview below.

Event information

Blindscape

Venue: Arts House, Meat Market, 5 Blackwood St, North Melbourne

Dates: 19-23, 25-27 May 2012
Times: 19-23, 26 & 27 May at 9.00PM , 25 May at 10.00PM
Ticket Prices: $25 Full , $20 Concession (+$2.50 booking fee)
Please note: Full frontal nudity and no seating 

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Erin James is AussieTheatre.com's Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

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