So, Blast Theory is 30 years old.
We rarely share the challenges as a project gets made.
Blast Theory has a long history of making social and political work, drawing on popular culture, performance, technology and games.
– Matt Locke is Director of Storythings, Deputy Chair of British Science Association and also runs The Story.
From VR warfare installations, to interrogations at the Venice Biennale about political violence, our work with the University of Nottingham’s Mixed Reality Lab has produced 12 new works since the nineties.
Our development as a group of artists working with technology has been made possible by, to our knowledge, the longest and deepest collaboration between an artists’ group and a university in the world.
Today I’ve been watching some of Alan Clarke’s amazing films about Northern Ireland.