mixed reality

10 Mixed Reality Artists To Know: 1. Blast Theory (UK)

“mixed reality performances deliberately adopt hybrid forms that combine the real and virtual in multiple ways and through this, encourage multiple and shifting viewpoints” – Performing Mixed Reality, Steve Benford and Gabriella Giannachi As technology continues to invade and evolve our lives, so too does it continue to invade and evolve our theater. While seeing technology on stage is nothing new, more and more theater-makers are investigating entirely new forms of performance that completely revolve around high-tech modes and devices. The traditional Western separation of audience and actor is being usurped by performance pieces that put art literally into audiences’ hands through the likes of apps, iPhones and iPads, webpages, and VR sets. Here are 10 artist/companies working in m...