Ocho the Octopus - Other Speciality Act | Wood Green, London(3 Reviews)
Based In: Wood Green, London
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Ocho the Octopus is a ground breaking, inflatable octopus, with 8 independently articulated legs able to curl and sway in a lifelike fashion for walkabout performances. Ocho is huge - 4m high and 7m wide - maximising the immediate wow-impact on spectators. At the same time, its delicate control mechanism enables the puppet to build spontaneous rapport with its audience. Lightweight and easy to manoeuvre by a single puppeteer, it is nimble and responsive to those it meets. With soft skin it is tactile and safe for close contact with adults and children.
Ocho is unique in that most existing in ... flatable creations, whilst impressive, are lifeless and lack that quality which deeply engages the audience.
Ocho is fitted with LED lights for stunning illuminated performances at night and in the winter. The lighting can change Ocho’s colour, making it versatile for different themed events such as underwater, Halloween, Christmas, Disco and Out of Space.
Ocho can be packed down easily, making it perfect for international shows, fitting into two normal sized flight cases. New to 2018, it has already travelled the UK and Europe.
Artistic Director Tim Davies is a sculptor and innovative engineer with a passion for large-scale, kinetic creations and high impact spectacles.
Tim has designed and built a stunning array of large-scale puppets for prestigious outdoor events: from multi-award winning shows in the Spanish carnival scene, to the innovative Arachnobot which is now globally renowned, having performed to crowds of hundreds of thousands of people in four different continents.
With a keen talent for marrying strength and structure with movement and fluidity, Tim has energetically embraced an eclectic range of ... commissions for London’s leading theatre companies. He creates sets and apparatus, working closely and intuitively with circus acts, aerialists, physical performers and dancers.
The Discovery Channel said:
"I love stories involving the intersection of art and technology. Your creations fit the bill!"
Insomniac Inc said:
"Your piece embodies the perfect representation of both the antagonist of our show, and a marvellous piece of art!"
Reviews (3 Reviews)
Tim Davies Design Ltd has over 20 years experience in the events industry with a long list of satisfied clients and performances worldwide.
Insomniac Inc (USA),
Innovator Festival (Abu Dhabi),
Threesixty Entertainment (USA),
Ockhams Razor (UK),
Neighbourhood Watch Stilt-walking International (UK),
Talents and Productions (Monaco),
P2BK 2014 (Kuwait),
DM Pranks (Italy),
Turtle Key Arts (UK),
Folded Feather (UK),
Mish Mash Management (UK),
Sideways Arts (UK),
Oldham City Council,
Arts Base (UK),
Adventure Island Theme Park (UK)
Europa Park (Germany)
Vitry le Francoise council (France)
Hassent Jenever Festival (Belgium)
Media appearances include the Disc ... overy Channel, Fox News, Huck Magazine, Wired Magazine, La Nueva Espana, and Kuwaiti TV.
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All our acts carry a £5 million public liability policy and our artists are DBS checked.
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