The Darkened City (2011)
‘A Darkened City’ is a multi platform, immersive, interactive 5 day internet based theatrical experience taking place in a fictional city where rules are there to be broken, corruption is rife, and everyone is out for their own personal gain told through tweets, texts and photography from a city photographer.
‘A Darkened City’ is a fully imersive experience in which the audience are able to interact with the action as it unfolds. Audiences follow the actions of lone city photographer Harry Marshall as he gets involved in a murky world of corruption, sleaze, sex and violence with a cross section of the city’s characters.
Inspired by Film Noirs such as ‘Double Indemnity’ ‘LA Confidential’ and ‘Sweet Smell of Success’ , photographers such as Arthur Fellig and Gregory Crewdson and the emerging fields of social and mobile technologies such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Audioboo and Foursquare ‘A Darkened City’ is an experience which unfolds across multiple – platforms and puts the audience at the centre of the interactive experience.