tactical media arts group

deviator - spin the bottle public exorcism [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator - player [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator - a motherfcuker playing [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator [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 create agitational, participatory 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 make activists of our audiences by creating playfully subversive performances that invite genuine engagement, transforming our perceptions of space, cities and environment.

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

the above slideshow is from the 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.

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the sweet seat residency is our newest support initiative for independent artists and arts administrators. we offer our sweet seat artists three months at a dedicated desk, with one hour of mentorship from pvi team members each week, all free of charge.  our 2017 artists in residence in the sweet seat are steven james finch and phoebe sullivan. read more about the sweet seat, our resident artists and their project here. if you'd like to apply for the sweet seat, expressions of interest are open year round. 

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