Charlie Brooker’s hit TV show ‘Black Mirror’ will be turned into an immersive experience at London’s Barbican Centre this summer.
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The show, which has already come dangerously close to predicting the future (PigGate, Boris Johnson and the Marmite shortage to name a few) is being converted into an installation for an upcoming exhibition, ‘Into the Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction’.
For this, the Barbican’s Silk Street entrance hall will feature a six foot video installation based on the 15 Million Merits episode. In case you don’t remember, this episode was set in a dystopian future where people had to earn merits on exercise bikes in order to audition for the X-Factor-style show.
The installation will include parts of the episode displayed on the huge TV screens, offering visitors a momentary immersive experience, similar to the surroundings of the episode’s characters.
In addition to the ‘Black Mirror’ experience, the exhibition will look at the history of sci-fi through literature, film, art and more. Sounds like this is an event that is definitely worth a visit. If you’re interested it runs from 3rd June to 1st September – you can get your tickets HERE.
To read about what Charlie Brooker’s got in store for us with ‘Black Mirror’ season four, click HERE.