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A Unique and Spectacular Moment

By UK's Circa69

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

A show which begins as a video game and ends in the real world. It takes two strangers, gives them each a character, a set of rules, a walkie talkie and a goal: to go into the real world, to create a unique and spectacular moment and to document it.

Developed as a collaboration between immersive artists Simon Wilkinson and Myra Appannah, the show references psychological research into human happiness and parallel concepts associated with games design. It explores the concept of ‘ritual’ both in terms of routine actions which are habitual and repetitive and with regard to ceremonial actions and conscious interventions designed to celebrate and magnify critical life changes.

Expect surprises, expect to be challenged and expect to leave with a big smile on your face.


A Unique and Spectacular Moment has been created with the support of public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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Circa69 creates artwork which combine games system design, electronic music, online performance, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality and other emerging and experimental technologies to present transmedia experiences which invite prolonged and profound audience engagement.

An evolving team of guest collaborators working in partnership with lead artist Simon Wilkinson design and produce speculative works which give audiences a meaningful and creative role in how the artworks unfold; placing them at the center of the narrative and inviting dialogue and opinion on questions related to the world and how we live in it.

Circa69 additionally creates and delivers educational programs, conference keynotes, lectures, arts commissions and engages in consultations in the areas of immersive tech, software development and speculative, transmedia and game system design.


About the Venue

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Getting Here page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm on performance days.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 60 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our FAQ page.

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