tactical media arts group

deviator - a motherfcuker playing [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 - 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 [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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meet the traders

our traders are assembled and are ready to help blackmarket audiences hustle their way to the top of the post-economic-collapse food chain. meet the people you'll be hustling with: top row l-r: loren kronemyer - "i'd bring a beehive.  it produces honey which is good for bartering or preserving things, helps with agriculture and pollination, and i could use the vicious bees to guard my territory or serve as an explanatory model of matriarchal principles." finn o’branagáin - "don't we all wonder who we would become if there weren't any rules?" jacob lehrer - "the world economy has already collapsed, earth is on it’s way out. we have just written that big climate change document in paris which nobody understands yet." chloe flockart - "in the city there are unspoken rules, obvious territories, and everything you need is locked away. the only way you can survive is to either ignore the person who made the lock, or use your charm and personality to get them to open it for you." middle row l-r: ruud hendrikx - "i'd bring a picture of my grandmother to remind me to eat healthy." rachel arianne ogle - " you  can  never  underestimate  the  importance  of  good  dental  hygiene." joe lui - *remains silent.* julia hales - "i’d bring a toothbrush to make me feel better. to help me survive." bottom row l-r: laura boynes - "I will take a balloon so I can blow it up and release if I'm lost or fill it with water and use it as a decoy or scare tactic." sete tele - "i'd bring a frypan: this item can utilised in various ways - as a cooking implement, perhaps a personal shield, armour, a paddle (ping pong or use with canoe), a self defence weapon, a hat, and so on." maja liwszyc -  "i want to be involved in the rise of the new system. to witness  a (hopefully) better, wiser phoenix rise from the money-loving ashes." paul grabovac - "money will always be paper, but gold will always be gold."      

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blackmarket at perth international arts festival

we are thrilled that our artwork blackmarket has been programmed in wendy martin's inaugural perth international arts festival co-presented by city of subiaco and perth institute of contemporary arts. part audio-driven intervention, part real-life video game, blackmarket invites you into a dark underworld of unlicensed street selling and entrepreneurial trading.

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pvi kelli co-curates proximity festival again for 2015

proximity festival is the first one-on-one intimate performance platform of its kind in australia.

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