Exploding Places Going Live 24/07/10

July 10th, 2010

Active Ingredient are launching their latest project – a prototype of a new outdoor mobile phone game set in Woolwich, created  in collaboration with Horizon Digital Economy Research, University of  Nottingham and commissioned by Stream.

Exploding Places takes you on a journey through time and space. You arrive in a fictional Woolwich, create your own community and place them in the real world Woolwich. Over the space of an hour you and your community travel through 120 years of local and global history.

To play you must first register a place:
Call 020 8858 2825 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 020 8858 2825 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or Use our form
Once registered, come to the launch event and play:
When: Saturday 24th July 2010, 11am – 5pm
Where: The Tramshed, 51 – 53 Woolwich New Road London SE18

Welcome To AI’s new website

March 26th, 2010

We have finally launched our new website, to celebrate our 14th year and the new UK Spring…

This website is documentation of our portfolio of work as well as a BLOG and container for new ideas, projects and activities. We hope you enjoy looking through it.

Active Ingredient at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

March 26th, 2010


Active Ingredient will be in residence a the Yorkshire Sculpture Park on the 17th – 29th August, 2010.

We will be onsite conducting further research connecting trees in different environments as part of a new project ‘A Conversation Between Trees’ (working title).  We will be using sensors connected to mobile phones to visualize and interpret environmental data as part of this new locative artwork. This work will be conducted in partnership with artist Silvia Leal, at Estudio Movil Experimental and Bruno Rezende Silva at the Rio Botanical Gardens, Brazil and Carlo Buontempo, senior climate scientist at the Met Office Hadley Centre in Exeter UK.

There will be opportunities for people to be involved and an artists’ informal presentation of the work.

A Conversation Between Trees is a new project that has evolved from the Dark Forest project, that occured in the UK and Brazil –