Singers perform amid projected visuals in Chasing Waterfalls, an opera that explores the blurring of boundaries between the real and virtual worlds. Photo: Manfred Vogel
Singers perform amid projected visuals in Chasing Waterfalls, an opera that explores the blurring of boundaries between the real and virtual worlds. Photo: Manfred Vogel

AI opera Chasing Waterfalls poses existential questions about human identity and the influence of the digital world

  • Hong Kong composer Angus Lee collaborated with artificial intelligence for the production, which is part of the 2022 New Vision Arts Festival
  • The AI was not only taught to create musical and written contributions for the opera, it was also trained to sing its own original music in a featured scene

Singers perform amid projected visuals in Chasing Waterfalls, an opera that explores the blurring of boundaries between the real and virtual worlds. Photo: Manfred Vogel
Singers perform amid projected visuals in Chasing Waterfalls, an opera that explores the blurring of boundaries between the real and virtual worlds. Photo: Manfred Vogel
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