Director Lena Herzog, in collaboration with VR pioneer Nonny de la Peña and Emblematic Group, has created an immersive VR oratorio in three parts. Each part will be comprised of its own standalone VR experience and embody three distinct expressions that viscerally answer the question of how to tell an extinction whose form is silence. It is the first VR of it’s kind that transports audiences into a virtual landscape composed of the fabric of vanishing voices accompanied by original animation that poetically links image and sound. Last Whispers is co-presented by UNESCO, who, along with the UN General assembly, have declared 2019 The Year of Indigenous Languages.
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