‘DAZZLE: A Re-Assembly of Bodies’ has been announced as the international competition line-up of the 79th Venice International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia. A dance for VR with shapeshifting optical forms and a giant LED wall give audiences layered viewpoints into virtual and physical space, transforming the beautiful venue on the Venetian island of Lazzaretto Vecchio between August 30th – September 10th. Read More
Influenced by the early 20th Century Dazzle camouflage and Vorticist artworks, ‘DAZZLE: A Re-Assembly of Bodies’ evokes a visceral response to dazzle. Drawing from the rhythms and colours of naval camouflage, the DAZZLE Collective designed unique, sustainable, non-gendered outfits for visitors.
Commissioned by Digital Catapult / CreativeXR/ Arts Council England with funding from UKRI to develop ‘MotionRiver: the Universal Mocap Streamer’, supported by an EPIC MegaGrant with partners Target3D
DAZZLE: A Re-Assembly of Bodies is up for awards including the Venice Immersive Best Experience, Venice Immersive Grand Jury Prize, Venice Immersive Special Jury Prize.
The festival will the Venice Immersive Island (island of Lazzaretto Vecchio) for the first time since 2019, on the following dates:
- 30th August (afternoon): press preview
- 31st August: open exclusively to Press and Industry accreditations
- 1st – 10th September: open to the public and all accredited visitors