The winner of the Smart Oxford Playable City Commission is Guerrilla Dance Project with their city wide interactive constellation “Star Light, Star Bright”. Mapping the night sky onto the streets of Oxford, this award winning Augmented Dance company were selected from 82 applications from 28 countries around the world who proposed new and distinctive ideas that respond to the theme of Shared City.
Laura Kriefman, founder of Guerilla Dance Project, says “We are so excited that Guerilla Dance Project have been awarded the Smart Oxford Playable City Commission. Having been actively involved in the Playable City movement for years, it is great to be able to create a city-wide piece in the UK. Guerilla Dance Project can’t wait to make the stars shine bright, for all the citizens of the beautiful City of Oxford”
To read more about the project or see the full list of shortlisted projects, please visit https://www.playablecity.com/commissions/smart-oxford-playable-city-commission/
In addition to £30,000, the commission offers dedicated practical support and guidance as well as access to local support to enable the winning team to realise their ideas. They will also become part of the vibrant international Playable City network, providing extensive opportunities for collaboration.
The project will be live in Winter 2017/8.