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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


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.

Category of impact

  • Cultural & Creative Impacts
  • Health & Welfare Impacts
  • Educational Impacts (beyond UoP)

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