After furious coding and many, many updates, the Augmented Chinatown 2.0 APP has been relaunched with a shiny new interface by developer Donald Shek. Take an hour long tour through Chinatown, guided by playwright Joel Tan and and see it in a brand new light – with mini audio dramas, music and stunning AR visuals along the way.

Available to download from today from the APP store £4.99 and Google Play £2.99 (no AR)

uncovers hidden histories and brings the past to life with a real sense of drama…..there is something infinitely touching about walking in the footsteps of those who came before and hearing and seeing how fragile the present always is and how quickly it is swept away by the ever marching future..

Lyn Gardner, Stagedoor

in Augmented Chinatown 2.0, the location is the main character. The app’s map points you towards places of interest — side streets, alleyways, shop fronts — where mini audio plays can be triggered. They’re lush and evocative snippets.

Ava Wong Davies, Exeunt Magazine

 

CREATIVE TEAM

App developer and AR artist – Donald Shek

Playwright – Joel Tan/  Director and composer – An-Ting Chang

Co-composer – DJ QuestionMark / Sound Designer – Michal Kuligowski

Actors – Mia Foo, Jennifer Lim, David Yip, Daniel York Musicians – Midori Komachi, Xiao Wang

 

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