The Archive: The Happiness Project, Part 1

Pilot Theatre with XR Stories
A faint image of a neswpaper clipping can be seen through a filter of dark blue static. Overlaid text that is neon and glowing reads "Welcome to the Archive".

What if all the seemingly insignificant artefacts from our life were carefully filed and catalogued? The sugar packet from the café where you had your first break up, the doodle on the back of your high school notebook, a message you should have sent but didn’t?

The Archive is an interactive experience where you become the archivist, piecing together the small moments in the lives of two teenagers and discovering how, when stitched together, these easily missed memories and experiences can become the key to something everyone is searching for. The Archive is a screen based experience, embedded in an archive ‘office’ environment.

The project has been funded by XR Stories and PlayOn!

Creative Team

Creative Producer | Lucy Hammond

Gameplay Developer | Johannes May

Writers | Zodwa Nyoni & Lydia Marchant

Dramaturg | Esther Richardson

Academic Advisor | Ben Kirman

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Contact us
VAT Teater MTÜ
National Library Theatre Hall
Tõnismägi 2 (location)
10122 TallinnEstland

Mail address: Endla 3, 10122 Tallinn

VAT No. EE 100 744 512
(+372) 6 450 959
(+372) 6 307 272
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