Shrimp Dance UNFIX Festival

Impact: Cultural & Creative Impacts, Health & Welfare Impacts, Educational Impacts (beyond UoP)

Description of impact

Public performance based on work originating from UoP on the effects of antidepressants on wildlife

Narrative

A performance fusing Butoh dance, music and video to explore a deeply weird scientific experiment. Anti-depressants entering the sea through human waste cause shrimp to abandon their shadowy habitat and swim towards the light where they’re often eaten.
Impact statusOpen
Impact date31 Mar 2019
Category of impactCultural & Creative Impacts, Health & Welfare Impacts, Educational Impacts (beyond UoP)
Impact levelBenefit (delivered impact)