Shrinking Space presents Project Doomsday an interactive show where the audience react in real time to an intelligence briefing by expert scientists and performers.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Doomsday Clock has struck midnight, and audiences have 60 minutes to make do-or-die decisions and avert catastrophe.
“Ladies and gentlemen, at a facility in the Welsh mountains an Artificial Intelligence system has gone rogue, outmanoeuvring its human designers at every step. Evidently it now sees them, and therefore all of us, as a surmountable problem...”
Project Doomsday premiered at New Scientist Live in 2016 and is currently available for touring. If you’d like to hear more do get in touch.
Directors of Project Doomsday: Robin and Partridge
Featuring experts: Dr. Miranda Mowbray and Dr. Antonio Pop
Animations and Illustrations: Nestor Pestana
Musical score and Sound design: Imran Ahmed
" I thought this was a brilliant way to engage a huge audience spectrum with realistic global scenarios, with credible experts providing objective advice and the 60 minute window mounting pressure on the audience as they made their decisions. The outcome of the final vote surprised me somewhat!"
"So much fun, it was an amazing experience, thank you!"
"I saw your Project Doomsday presentation at New Scientist Live and I love the work you are doing to bring science to life in this way. It was so enjoyable and really captivating for such a wide range of ages."