Created by Vancouver-based interdisciplinary company Plastic Orchid Factory, Digital Folk is an interactive music + dance performance + costume party + video game + installation that promises to completely transform Mile Zero’s Spazio Performativo. Digital Folk lives as an in-between world that is not quite a home and not quite a theatre – a responsive performance space, meets rec room, meets art installation – where the desire for music, dance and community is focused through the lens of video game culture and accelerated technology, creating an irreverent, interactive and looping experience.
plastic orchid factory is an artist-run, interdisciplinary organization that uses the body as a site for social commentary. Established in 2008, plastic orchid develops methodologies for creation that foster engagement, play, and exploration with artists from a diversity of backgrounds and practices. Through collaboration, performance and research, plastic orchid deftly probes connections between contemporary bodies and the social, political and technological landscapes that they inhabit.