“How high does a global project to talk to aliens go?”

“How high does a global project to talk to aliens go?”

Arrival meets Pokemon Go in transmission: a distributed performance and podcast series about first contact with alien life.

transmission is is an immersive theatre production that tells the story of two brilliant sisters selected to join a mission to meet our celestial neighbors. Their story is told through a live show at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, a podcast, and several site-specific, augmented reality scenes that are linked to specific locations throughout Edinburgh.

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Commander Leila Karam briefs her crew before their departure on the the Saena — the ship carrying the crew of the first manned interstellar mission. The audience is imagined as that crew, all of whom are about to permanently leave earth to begin the journey to meet an extraterrestrial civilization.

Join us for the Mission Briefing. Dive into the complexities of interstellar travel, and what it means to leave your home forever.

transmission podcast

Launched in April, we’re releasing a full 16 episode podcast season. Listen in to to learn about the science that backs up our story, and gain special insight into the world of transmission.

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We’re creating an innovative, multi-layered performance at the forefront of immersive theatre and augmented-reality. And now, we need your help.

Please consider making a donation to our Indiegogo campaign. Your generosity makes sure our podcast and the app gets to you for free, that our content is beautiful and compelling, that all of the technology works seamlessly.


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