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‘Ere Be Dragons, Active Ingredient


`Ere Be Dragons is an interactive art work and multiplayer game.
Players explore the world on foot, whilst connected to a heart rate
monitor and mobile phone, as they walk they discover unknown
territories, other explorers and play games with their hearts.

Drop in to join the game, and play for 30 minutes to discover unkown territories on Bristol’s streets and pathways.

The focus of ’Ere be Dragons is the relationship between art, technology and health. It playfully recasts players’ relationship both with the space they inhabit and with the unseen space within their bodies. The player’s own body becomes an engaging new companion, a soft machine whose physical response to their exertions they can sense and understand as they walk along.

EVENT: LOCATION/STREET BASED COMPUTER GAME
DATE: SAT 15TH SEPT
LOCATION: WATERSHED, PICK UP POINT
TIME: 10-17.00

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Credits

Created by Active Ingredient in collaboration with Robin Shackford and the Mixed Reality Lab, Nottingham University. With support from Hewlett Packard Research Lab, The Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts and London Sport Institute, Middlesex University, Fraunhofer Institute and Arts and Business New Investments

About the Creator

Active Ingredient have been making interactive artworks since 1996. Using anything from household chemistry, robotics, web streaming and mobile phones, they explore the magic of new media through installations, performance, interactive video and mobile gaming.