PermaDeath, or Permanent Death, is not tautologous in the world of videogames.
Cerise Lim Jacobs
Creator and Librettist
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Your avatar is “killed,” but rises again to fight another day. But what if it never rises again? What if it dies permanently? Watch the gods of the 21st century, our digital avatars, battle it out in cyber space in an epic fight to the death. Who will be left standing? Read the full synopsis
The smartphone has become our best friend. It’s a dining companion, commuting companion, concert/theater companion etc. We’re connected to it by an invisible umbilical cord. So what does that mean when the lights dim and an anonymous voice asks those of us addicted to our phones to cut that cord, to turn off the phone, for god’s sake? What if opera embraced this phenomenon and asked the phone-addicts to hang on to their lifeline, indeed to use it to participate in what they’re seeing and hearing? READ CERISE LIM JACOBS’ INSPIRATION...
It’s orchestra rehearsal time! It’s always so exciting to hear the colors and dynamism of the composer’s vision in action. Dan Visconti has created a kaleidoscope of sounds and effects, mixing electronics, courtesy of sound designer Mat Solomon, with acoustic instruments and natural voices. Here is our orchestra hard at… Read More
Introducing the Opus Affair Podcast series, entitled “Visionaries.” So proud to be featured in its first episode. I discuss how White Snake Projects evolved into the activist company it is today, creating original and socially relevant opera, many of which innovate with the latest audio and video technology. PermaDeath… Read More
Technology is everywhere: in front of our eyes, at our fingertips, and all around us, delivering information, news, romance, friendship, and a massive amount of entertainment. Every day new advances in technology mean the world is moving faster and faster. PermaDeath is an… Read More