0ct0p0s



0ct0p0s is an organization providing a platform for sharing collective and embodied research methods that enable the emergence of other ontologies and social imaginaries through play and performance.

PRACTICE:

SCULPTING SONIC WORLDS Workshop experimenting with collective worldbuilding methodologies through the medium of sound.

ABYSM
Extended Reality Game in which Remote Players are embodied by Real Live Avatars who move in a physical gamespace via video livestream and an adaptive soundscape and game score.

WHERE THE UNBORN CONSPIRE
Workshop approaching world-making through voice, breath, relational dynamics, and role-play techniques. It forms a metaphysical narration of becoming a choir.

DISTANT BODIES & ACCOMPLICES  
Research Project investigating embodied inter-action and inter-subjective exchange between player and avatar through Remote Role Play.

BURIED ACCOMPLICES
Online LARP set in the future vision of E.M. Forster’s 1909 novella ‘The Machine Stops’ lets players re-construct a speculative past through archival video fragments and the method of loci.




COMMISSIONS

Footnotes: Annotating the Future of Arts Education
was a workshop, conference and role-playing game that took place from 29 August to 1 September 2022 on the campus of the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK). It wasorganised by School of Commons and 0ct0p0s that allowed participants to develop and research critical designs of future realities for arts education within a fictional setting of 2045.