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CONFESSIONS IN THE METAVERSE

Step into the realm of "Confessions in the Metaverse," White Hole Theater's new digital performing arts experiment.

You will meet the virtual bishop, a holy figure brought to life in the heart of the metaverse, where confessions are heard but never spread.
"Confessions in the Metaverse" is a digital theater journey that delves into the intriguing world of spirituality, trust, and self-discovery in the age of virtual reality.

FACTS: approx. 15 minutes, plus subsequent debrief time / Language: English / Age limit: 12+

Experience "CONFESSIONS IN THE METAVERSE"  at Dueholm Monastery, Dueholmgade 9, 7900 Nykøbing Mors

Thursday, August 24th, 13:00-14:30 and 16:00-17:30

Friday, August 25th, 13:00-14:30 and 16:00-17:30.

FREE ENTRY  - Limited seats available.

Reserve your spot by visiting Dueholm Monastery during opening hours on Thursday or Friday, or by sending an email to hello@whiteholetheater.dk.

 

For more information and tickets, visit KULTURMØDET MORS program

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Upon entering the physical waiting room adorned with benches, candles, and a hint of incense, you are greeted by a priest who invites you to take a seat and wait to meet the virtual bishop. Here, you have the opportunity to share your deepest confessions, and perhaps also hear the story of Bishop Povl.  Who is he and why is he in the Metaverse? Does he have something to confess? And if so, can he be forgiven? By whom?

"Confessions in the Metaverse" turns the idea of spirituality in the digital age on its head, exploring what it means to trust and open up in a world that's more connected than ever. Using immersive technology and engaging storytelling, this digital theater experience creates a safe space for personal reflection.

 

The Technology Behind the Experiment:

In the real world, an actor sets the scene in the waiting room, sets the tone for anticipation and contemplation. When it's your turn, the virtual priest takes over the show. With a simple iPhone and facial recognition, the actor brings the virtual priest to life in the metaverse. 
White Hole Theater's VR performing-art experiment pushes the boundaries of traditional theater, exploring how new motion capture and VR technologies can enhance audience engagement and participation.

 

White Hole Theater invites the audience to take part in the development of this new form of theater, where the actor, through an improvisational dialogue with the audience and technology, creates a seamless transition from VR technologies to physical presence on the stage.

CREDITS: 

Performer: Marieke Breyne

Direction: Karoline Normann Fløysvik

Playwright: Amalie Munkgaard Olesen

Music: Den Sorte Skole

Creative Director: Martina Scarpelli

Technical Director: Lars Hemmingsen

Coding: Oscar Louw

Technical Wizard: Jørgen Jakobsen, CoFlow Visuals

CG Generalist: Ursula Damsgaard Pedersen

In collaboration with PLASTIC Collective and The Animation Workshop - VIA University College

Produced by Lana Tankosa Nikolic, Late Love Production

For more information about the project, interviews with the people involved, and/or access to the experience, please contact: HAVE Kommunikation & PR // Consultant Gitte Nikolajsen // Phone: +45 41 42 62 82 // Email: gitte@have.dk

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