Duet is a collaboration between Invisible Flock (UK) and Quicksand (India), an evolving, fleeting artwork of stories and connections, an anonymous exchange between India and the UK in a new, digital installation.
Daily messages are captured and woven into an internet connected light and text sculpture, reflecting back glimpses of expression and connection in our daily lives.
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Funded by Arts Council England and the British Council. Co-commissioned by Yorkshire Design Group, Quays Culture and Threshold Studios. Supported by East Street Arts, Leeds Bid, Leeds City Council and Unbox
Invisible Flock are an interactive arts studio based in Leeds, making groundbreaking innovative artworks to be experienced and participated in by thousands all over the world. Their technologically driven practice seeks to redefine and disrupt traditional perceptions and models of global art practice, while creating a long lasting transformative effect.
With a reputation for artistic excellence and innovation, both nationally and internationally, they have developed and showcased work in Europe, Nigeria, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, India and across the UK. This includes 105+dB, a large scale sound installation for the 2017 Hull City of Culture opening ceremony which was experienced by 342,000 people and reviewed as “overwhelming and extraordinary” by The Times.
Quicksand is a human-centered design firm headquartered in India, and working in emerging markets. Quicksand takes inspiration from myriad contexts; distilling insights and actionable opportunities, while also crafting meaningful experiences through collaboration across disciplines.