News/November 2014

Blast Theory artist Matt Adams was featured in an article in The Guardian, exploring how mobile technology is changing the way we make and experience art:

“The key driver in all these technologies is a rise in interaction and participation…It reflects the sheer breadth of the way people might engage with the work we’re making.”

In the article, Matt speaks to Matt Trueman, who first encountered Blast Theory by taking part in Rider Spoke in 2008. In Rider Spoke audiences cycle around part of a town guided by a smartphone, “hiding” voice recordings – secrets, confessions, memories – on wireless networks around the city for others to find.

Matt discusses the impact of technology, the role of the participant and reflects on Rider Spoke, Day of the Figurines and our new app, Karen.

Read the full article on The Guardian Culture Professionals Network.