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Aeon

Lz Dunn

Aeon

Presented by Arts House

Using computer modelling, scientists identify three simple rules that enable the synchronised movement of bird flocks: separation, alignment and cohesion.

Informed by flocking studies and queer ecology, Aeon is activated by silence, sound, civic responsibility and personal desire. A playful push through public space and private discomfort, this participatory experiment in group behaviour questions what it means to be natural.

Co-created by a team of multidisciplinary artists, Aeon lands a portable speaker in your palm and invites you to walk between soaring clouds of wings and piles of pigeon poo, towards a paradoxical and uncertain horizon.

Concept & Artistic Lead: Lz Dunn
Sound: Lawrence English
Choreography: Shian Law
Dramaturgy: Lara Thoms
Production Manager: Liz Young
Produced by: Performing Lines

Image: Alex Cuffe and Rebecca McCauley