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WE ARE NOW FESTIVAL 2017


1ST & 2ND SEPTEMBER
RICHMIX, LONDON

 
 

2017 programme

 

A dynamic programme of boundary pushing theatre, interactive installations, 1-1 immersive virtual reality performances, adventurous audio journeys and a late night live music event harnessing the sonic capabilities of the Tesla Coil.

 

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ROBBIE THOMSON + CHIMINYO + EMILY DUST (RADAR RADIO)
SATURDAY: 21:00

Join us for a phenomenal late night music show exploding with arresting visual and sonic delights. Lead by a sonically reimagined tesla coil centre stage. 

 

MACONDO

SILVIA MERCURIALI
FRIDAY: 21:00

Macondo, a unique show that combines instruction based theatre, binaural sound and video. Inspired by One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, it tells the story of the making of a village. It will appear for 50 minutes in an empty theatre.

 

BUY A REVOLVER

PRODUCED MOON
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: VARIOUS TIMES

You will go out into the world and get elected onto as many public bodies as possible...Dress suitably in short skirts and strong boots, leave your jewels in the bank and buy a revolver.
An interactive audio adventure about the incarceration of Constance Markiewicz, the first woman to be elected to British parliament.

The Cube

CIRCA69
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: VARIOUS TIMES

A virtual reality theatre experience by CIRCA69 combining immersive technologies and live performance to place audience members at the centre of a strange story of mass disappearance that happenedin 1959 in America.

 

 
 

BREATHE

ALICIA JANE TURNER
SATURDAY: 18:30

Breathe is an immersive solo performance that blends intimate confessions with visceral live music and sounds to explore the relationship between our bodies and minds.

 

 

A.M.I

JOE MCALISTER
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: FREE

A.M.I is an automated, personal experience. An installation designed to reflect the sheer abundance of personal information available online regarding our personalities. Specifically, through the medium of Twitter.

 
 

HE HAD HAIRY HANDS

KILL THE BEAST
FRIDAY: 18:30

He Had Hairy Hands is a multi-award-winning, critically-acclaimed comedy by Kill the Beast; a 1970’s detective werewolf mystery wrapped up in a hilarious Hammer Horror. A fast-paced, almost cinematic adventure, slick choreography, songs and comedy violence. There’s original music, projections and plenty of action

 

LOSERS

TIT4TWAT THEATRE CO
SATURDAY: 21:00

Four desperate contestants. Eight outrageous rounds. Fresh from a month’s run at Edinburgh’s Underbelly, grab an electronic voting handset and buckle up for the most nail-biting gameshow of your life.

 

NEGATIVE SPACE

JORDAN WU
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: FREE

Negative Space explores the flows between the physical and virtual world. A virtual reality installation piece created with the intention of communicating to the audience a sense of focus and presence.

 
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About

We Are Now craft live events that explore the creative use of technology in the performing arts to create sensory experiences for audiences.

We showcase emerging companies alongside established names to offer a platform to artists pushing the boundaries of their specialism, to develop their work and professional networks and pioneer new methods of immersive experience.

 

On September 1st & 2nd, 2017 we join our friends at RichMix to present an eclectic programme of boundary pushing theatre by the best of emerging and established companies, free interactive installations, 1-1 immersive virtual reality performance, an interactive audio theatre adventure and an arresting and electric late night show that harnesses the sonic capabilities of the Tesla Coil. 

 

Our past projects include a new festival for the Roundhouse, Camden in 2016 and an evening of sensory revelry for Open Senses Weekend 2017.

 

SAY HELLO!

For general enquiries please contact: hello@wearenowfestival.com

For press enquiries please contact: info@wearefullfat.com