Living Bodies Objects Launch | May 2022

A dancer dressed entirely in black is sat on the floor in the middle of an exhibition being held in a dimly lit workshop. The dancer is wearing headphones and is sat on a giant abstract artwork of a human body that has been painted onto the flooring.

On 16 May, 80 people gathered on campus at the University of Leeds for the launch of LivingBodiesObjects. The project was introduced in a series of speeches, followed by a dance performance. The guests were then invited to experience a series of artworks, including interactive displays, installed around the venue.  Immersive documentation was used to … Read more

What are we doing? | Feb 2023

Two people are sitting on classroom chairs facing each other. An actor in a costume of a black boiler suit, a blonde wig and heavy make up is sitting opposite a young white male dressed in a hoodie and jeans.

With our first residential partner, Interplay Theatre, the UK’s National Sensory Theatre, LBO has developed a performance that explores the relationships between bodies, technologies and audiences. This interactive, improvisational theatre piece engages with ideas about robots and the human body inspired by Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel Klara and the Sun. It imagines how technology might enable … Read more