Refugees of the Septic Heart is a philosophical and provocative epic, a collaboration with electronic musician Shackleton and choreographer Tom Dale.
Presenting the full evolution of culture from the earliest life forms to an imagined future, Vent Media provided morphing cityscapes, sub molecular environments and arenas of philosophic struggle for this ambitious piece, allowing audiences to live inside these otherwise esoteric worlds.
Vent Media brought these concepts to life.
We have been commissioned to project on the Silk Mill in Derby for the Derby Festé in September 2015.
Taking inspiration from Derby's rich history and local landscape the show will follow a loose narrative taking the audience up to the present day.
I infinite is an immersive experience made for galleries and white box spaces. Free to roam, audiences witness the performance close up glimpsing refined movements often missed in more traditional theatre spaces.
Set in a white, digitally animated environment, I infinite is a multi-media dance installation. The visual imagery and effects draw you within centimetres of the dancer. Existing between the digital and organic worlds our character embarks on a captivating journey to the infinite.
Adapted from the autobiographical memoir, My Judy Garland Life by Susie Boyt, it tells the story of growing up under the spell of Judy Garland. This touching and uplifting new play by acclaimed writer Amanda Whittington takes you through the joy and heartache of hero worship.
Creating content and programming the show the AV was used to both enhance Tom Rogers set design and help with the narrative structure of the play.
Based on rigorous participant observation in dementia wards Inside Out of Mind builds bridges between art and science, old and young, carers and cared-for.
Darkly comic and offering glimpses of a mysterious world, this insighful play by Tanya Myers enters into the experience of dementia care.
The project seeks to make visible those deemed invisible, give voice to the silent and aspires to touch the hearts and minds of wider audiences.
Inside Out of Mind is toured across the UK in Feb and March 2015.
Elemental Force was a series of free spectacular large-scale outdoor shows which put historic buildings centre stage and use light, sound and film to celebrate the rich heritage of Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire.
Some of the area’s most significant historic buildings have been chosen as the backdrop for these events. The stories of these sites will be brought to life using a combination of digital projection with stunning visual special effects and pyrotechnics.
The animations and effects were tailored to each location drawing on the tales and sagas associated with the sites.
Vent Media was approach by the Frequency Digital art Festival in Lincoln to create a site specific work on the theme of revolution.
Projecting on three monoliths facades of the Lincoln University Library we created a video mapped film based upon ideas of perpetual change - the birth, life and death of ideas and the human spirit.
Warp Film's 2009 British comedy film 'Bunny and the Bull' from writer-director Paul King (The Mighty Boosh and Garth Marenghi's Darkplace) .
Vent role was to create animations, oversee the large scale video backdrops and supply video hardware, for this surreal road trip production.
When artist Hetain Patel was little, he wanted to be a superhero, like Bruce Lee. When he was older, he aspired to become his dad, another kind of freedom fighter who battled to take care of his family.
In his live performance, Patel tells the story of where, between these two fantasy identities, his own self might exist.
The piece uses five projectors, seven cameras and two movable screens to build the environment of Hetain's narrative, which two years in production, is a collaboration between Hetain Patel, Barret from Vent Media, dancer Yuyu Rau and musician Ling Peng.
The show was premièred at the Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House, London.
Digitopia is our latest collaborative project between the Tom Dale Company, and digital interactive artist Noel Murphy .
Using the premise of a digital fun house this live performance piece for children is currently work in progress for be on tour in spring 2016.
We are to be creating an immersive environment on stage for two dancers to playfully interact and explore the concept of when digital and actual worlds collide.
A stage adaptation, of Julian Barnes’ semi-fictional novel, brings vividly to life the events of a hundred years ago which made sensational headlines as The Great Wyrley Outrages.
imagery that was sometime ghostly , sometimes to create the scene were mapped over the whole set using just one projector.
Working together with the same creative team that brought you A Christmas Carol in 2013 comes a brand new musical production for families, inspired by J.M.Barries timeless classic about a boy who never wants to grow up.
Meet a particularly cheeky Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Wendy, grumpy Mr Darling, and of course a certain Captain Hook as we are whisked across the sky to a world of transformation and enchantment...'