tactical media arts group

deviator [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator - a motherfcuker playing [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator - spin the bottle public exorcism [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator - spin the bottle public exorcism [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator - player [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator [glasgow 2012]
photo by pvi collective
deviator [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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pvi at disrupted festival of ideas

we're very excited to be part of this year's disrupted – festival of ideas at the state library of western australia. we will be running resist: the right for change, and pvi kelli will be facilitating a panel called taking back the city.

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national day of action

pvi are taking part in the protagonists' national day of action. the protagonists are a collective of inter-dependent artists and arts workers operating across and between disciplines, organising under the banner #artprotagonists to protest the cuts to the arts. this website will be 'on strike' on june 17 2016 in solidarity with independent artists, who have been adversely effected by the cuts to the australia council for the arts.

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new work in the lab: ‘transformer’ in south africa

kelli and steve will be heading to bloemfontein in south africa in june to collaborate with emerging artists and students from the university of the free state.

pvi will run their new artistic laboratory transformer, looking to explore the possibilities of utilising play to creatively transform public space.

outcomes will be curated by pvi into a series of playful interventions and actions for the vrysraat festival.

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