Presented by Albany Arts Festival Season
deviator players are charged with the mission of seeking out hidden audio instructions which encourage them to temporarily transform Albany into a playground.
From the tiniest of private deviations to the boldest of public actions, deviator blends radically altered versions of children’s games with subtle live performance, placing audiences as interventionists out on the streets, ready to creatively disrupt the city, one game at a time.
The street has always been a de-facto playground for children. The ‘juvenile code’ rules supreme in a playground; space becomes transformed from its original intent, reality becomes flexible and the capacity to be creative and deviate from the norm is fundamental. deviator proposes revisiting the city streets with play in mind, inviting adults to rediscover a sense of freedom and consider public space as one of playful enquiry.
Players are given a time limit, games are scored according to difficulty and a team of sly mischief makers are positioned on the streets ready to play hard. Will you make the leader board?
Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Please arrive 10 minutes before event start time to be inducted
When inducting audience members in the use of the deviator app, we issue a pvi phone to them for the duration of the work. The audience member leaves a credit card or licence which is returned to them when they bring the phone back. The audience member must also sign a disclaimer.
We request that audience members arrive 10 minutes early to be inducted.
Please wear shoes you can walk in for 45 minutes and, if you need glasses to read text on your phone, please bring those.
Pricing and Fee Information
Web: $3.95 if cart values is $36 or less, $5.95 if cart value is more than $36.
Phone or mail: $6.95. In person: $0.
Group bookings: $8.95. Add $4.40 for Registered Mail.
All tickets/items prices include GST if applicable and are quoted in Australian dollars.
Ticket prices can be dynamically adjusted, either up or down, based on real-time market demand, and without notice.
Please note ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
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