tactical media arts group

deviator [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator - a motherfcuker playing [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator - player [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator - spin the bottle public exorcism [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator - spin the bottle public exorcism [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective

pvi collective are a tactical media arts group who create interdisciplinary artworks that are intent on the creative disruption of everyday life. every artwork aims to affect audiences on a personal and political level and is geared towards instigating tiny revolutions. the company aims to stretch the limits of performance to the edges of its meaning by creating playfully subversive performances and interventions, taking our audiences along with us for the ride.

underpinning our work is our ultimate goal of saving the world through creative play and revolutionary fun.

the above slideshow is from the recent season of deviator in glasgow at the surge street art festival. deviator is an immersive, real-world, outdoor game which invites players to temporarily transform their city into a playground. deviator blends radically altered versions of childrens’ games with subtle live performance, placing audiences as interventionists out on the streets, ready to creatively disrupt the city, one game at a time. for the season in glasgow, pvi also collaborated with 20 local artists to devise playful interventions for them to undertake in the city and join in with audience members playing the game.

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what is pvi’s black market?

this week see’s pvi head over to brisbane to attend the australian performing arts market [apam]. we are looking forward to catching up with friends and comrades and also talking about black market, our new outdoor work.

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deviator in canberra for 4 nights only!

we are so excited to be heading to australia’s capital city, we have devised a new game, crosswords, especially for canberra's parliamentary triangle! look out for that one, please spread the word and if you are in canberra, really hope you can make it along :)

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opportunity: canberra performer call out

we're very excited to be presenting a short season of deviator in canberra as part of the enlighten festival on the weekends of 28th feb and 1st march and then on the 7th and 8th march and we need 10 fearless local canberra performers to assist the audience in deviating from the norm.

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happy birthday to us!

to celebrate 15 years of making stuff we have finally gotten around to revamping our website. woo hoo! big big thanks goes out to uber web guru and pvi creative comrade mr steve berrick for putting this together with us. the new site lists all current and previous projects, has dedicated project galleries along with never seen before promo movie clips of old and new work, patrons packs to sign up for and an online shop in case you fancy some pvi merch :) here's the link to check it out: www.pvicollective.com.

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performance space in association with isea present deviator

pvi's tour team of chris williams and steve berrick are now both in sydney preparing the work for next tuesday's first show. if you're in town, we really hope you can come along and if not, please spread the word to those who may fancy some deviation from the norm. for the season, pvi are chuffed to be joined by a small army of creative comrades including david valencia, danielle micich, kate cooper, leon ewing, rosie 'roo' simmonds, sam chester, sandra carluccio, scott parker, sian taryn ewers and eden faulk. welcome aboard guys!

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