The Kitchen Circus (2015)

The Kitchen Circus (2015)

The Kitchen Circus brings circus performances, songs and digital arts onto the streets, to explore ideas about identity, hospitality and how we live now. The 2015 performances in Hengrove explored the notion of ‘home’ and included a circus performance on the green, a trail of illuminated objects and musical performances at local landmarks, including on a boat. The Kitchen Circus was commissioned for Bristol’s Circus City festival and produced by KWMC and Cirque...
A sparkle itching to show (2015)

A sparkle itching to show (2015)

A performative projection-mapped visual poem made with young women outside mainstream education, produced with the incredible support of poet/MC Samira Arhin Acquaah and dance artist Dave McKenna of Being Frank Physical Theatre. Commissioned by the Core at Corby Cube as part of their Priority Project, supported by Mighty Creatives. Presented for the first time at the Core’s ‘Youth Arts Slam’, July 3rd...
Motion (2013)

Motion (2013)

Ludic Rooms planned an exciting, bespoke opportunity for young people during the first week of the summer holidays at Shireland Collegiate Academy. By teaming professional artists with young people from the Academy, the school was transformed into an interactive digital playspace of movement, projection and sound. All of the children spent part of each day working together to explore how games are created, adopting a different game dynamic each day; these ‘learning lenses’ frame the activity within a playful context. We also played games, many of these games will involve technology; projector Nintendo Wii, GPS treasure hunts, Infra-red wink murder. During the course of the week, the young people used tablets and laptops alongside hacked and repurposed games hardware; Wiimotes and balance boards, joysticks and Kinect depth-sensing cameras. The aim is to encourage young people to act as creators of digital content, not just as...
Gameplan (2011)

Gameplan (2011)

Ludic Rooms, in collaboration with Oliver Scott from Mercurial Dance,  hosted a summer residency for KS2 pupils at Aldermoor Farm Primary School in Stoke Aldermoor, Coventry. ” We learn when we play. We play when we learn. ” All of the children spent every morning working together to explore how games are created, using a different game dynamic each day. We played a lot of games. These game strategies informed the creative process. Each afternoon the group split to explore the Game Plan theme within 3 distinct artistic practices. We worked with over 50 pupils to create a live performance at the end of the 2 week period, combining dance, live electronic music and live projected...
Glitch (2011)

Glitch (2011)

Motionhouse and Ludic Rooms with Hadley Learning Community at Telford Dance Festival 2011.