I have a confession. I have never been to a real, live circus, and now that I think about it, I was always in the middle when it came to the idea of a circus. On the one hand, circuses always had this weird allure. The ambiance, the ring master, and all the strange acts that you could witness – all these have something that draws one close. On the other hand, all the weirdness sometimes reaches a creepy level. And not the good kind.
Learning about the Electric Animal Circus, I didn’t really feel much different. It takes the circus concept to a whole new level, with additional elements of post-apocalypse and robots, but it still retains the old elements that beckon to the curious mind.
The Electric Animal Circus is the brain child of Patrick Gleeson, who describes himself as a composer, coder, and maker. That ought to tell you something about the creativity bursting inside this guy.
From what I have seen on the web site, the Electric Animal Circus is set in the future, when all animals have gone extinct due to some sort of illness while humans still live. It’s not exactly the usual storyline of the end of the world, but that’s where it gets fun.
The humans, missing animals, start creating animal robots which can think, talk, and sing. Enter the circus.
It’s really weird, I have to tell you. Even the music is not your everyday listening sound. Again, however, out of the strangeness comes something that calls to you. Or it could just be me.
I am obviously having a difficult time expressing my thoughts and feelings about the Electric Animal Circus, but since it is not complete as of now, here is a video which can show you more.