GOGGLES MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES

Showtimes

Scotiabank Studio Theatre, Pia Bouman
6 Noble Street
Toronto
Ticket Price: $15 Save with a Pass
Thursday August 11th 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Note

Double Bill with Glitter Jesus.

Latecomer Policy

Latecomers are permitted throughout the performance.

Warnings

Flashing Lights, Lasers, Loud Sounds/Music, Fog Machine.

About

Join Zoo Owl as he guides you through a live product demonstration of a new device. The technology employed runs off a powerful energy source with elusive origins. Unwitting subjects test the device at their own risk. Constructed environments and props emerge from the shadows, but what entity lurks between the thresholds of spectator and subject? What is the function of a public spectacle?

In response to the augmented reality technologies poised to infiltrate every aspect of our lives, this musical performance employs practical stage special effects and cinematic ambience to ground you in the realm of fantasy as it fluctuates between dramatic highs and horrific lows. Events unfold that defy all logic, revealing a relationship between electronic devices and the paranormal. An authoritative presence stands on guard to intervene if things get too chaotic. Tensions will be high, as Zoo Owl scrambles to maintain control of his presentation.

Expect high voltage interruptions, weird sirens, and instant breakdowns. Perhaps a collective power is at play here.

Credits

Zoo Owl

Created, Performed, Designed and Produced by Ozo Vision.

Presented by TD.

Curator's Note

"Zoo Owl’s Bryan Sutherland has been on of the most unique projects in Toronto for some time. Since switching from bands like OPOPO and Saturns into Zoo Owl­­, his solo project­­, Bryan has made a focus on the dramatic a priority. Known for his bright LED light goggles, he melds technology and music in mysterious and wonderful ways. His proposal to SummerWorks takes the progression of that focus to its natural point with a technology focus musical seminar that is bound to have shocks and surprises along the way." - Adam Bradley and Andrew Pulsifer