METRO-BOULOT-DODO have been commissioned by The National Theatre and IF: Milton Keynes International Festival 2012 to create two new shows for the Cultural Olympiad.
TRACK DOWN - MK
21st - 29th July 2012 @ Xscape Milton Keynes
Join the team and take part in a unique multi-media game that takes you on a breathless journey around Xscape Milton Keynes. Armed with a smartphone, immerse yourself in a world that comes to life all around you as you solve clues and complete tasks to move through the levels.
TRACKDOWN - NT
JULY 29th - AUGUST 26th 2012 @ THE NATIONAL THEATRE
Take part in a unique multi-media game that takes you on a breathless journey around The National Theatre. On every level and in the most unexpected places you'll discover anecdotes, mementoes and memories about the people who have worked and played in this miraculous building.
Stacked in shipping containers, every phone starts empty, no contacts, no messages. But the moment your phone becomes active it starts to store your memories on its memory. You choose your ring tone, your screen saver, your address book grows, your photos are stored and the life of your phone becomes a reflection of your own. Soon it becomes your link to the world, a place where you hear and read about moments both mundane and momentous.
Using a combination of soundtrack, short film, visual installation and performance COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWN is an interactive experience that explores the importance of keeping communication alive.
Flag down the ‘Whispers’ rickshaw for a truly inspiring 10 mintue ride! An intruiging game of choice and chance will lead you to one of 5 stories exploring notions of fate, luck and the life journeys we take to fulfill our dreams.
An idealistic traveller, finding herself alone in a new city, opens herself up to all possibilities. Stumbling into a dark bar she downs a couple of cocktails and her night slips from her control..... and her memory.